02:05 – Marcus Blankenship Introduction
02:52 – Pain and Difficulties of Moving From Programming to Management
10:50 – Image and Identity (Cont’d)
- Role Models
19:16 – Management; Making the Move to Management
- “Everybody deserves a good manager.”
23:37 – How do you know if you have a bad manager?
27:13 – Feedback; Tone of Communication
33:54 – What should you do when you get promoted to a management position?
- Nix Production Code Tasks
- Meet with Your People (Give Feedback)
- One-on-one Meetings with Team Members
- Zero Surprises Evaluation Policy
- Evaluation Forms
- Goals and Incentives
- Reviews for Self-Reflection
- Get Your Own Feedback
48:25 – How do you know you are doing a good job?
- Skip-Level Reviews
- Growth of your team and members
- Signs of Loyalty
51:06 – What if you don’t want to move into a management role?
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