207 JSJ Growing Happy Developers with Marcus Blankenship


    02:51 – Marcus Blankenship Introduction

    03:09 – Panelist Worst Boss Experiences

    13:06 – Developer Anarchy vs Having a Hierarchy

    20:57 – Transitioning Managers

    26:05 – Manager Influence

    28:33 – Management vs Leadership

    34:37 – Interpersonal Relationships and Happiness

    38:24 – What kind of feedback do managers want from their employees?

    • Timesheets

    46:17 – Am I manager material? Am I ready to go into management?

    48:06 – Following a Technical Track

    51:55 – Why would anyone ever want to be a department manager?


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