A Career as Manager with Wim den Besten - 89

A Career as Manager with Wim den Besten

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“If people see you as a leader in a good way, then you’re doing a good job as a manager”

Having been a manager at Oracle for 20+ years, Wim shares his unique experience on leadership, how to inspire and how to add value as a manager.

Enjoy!

Connect with Wim den Besten:
https://www.wimdenbesten.nl
https://www.linkedin.com/in/wim-den-besten-9635b4
https://twitter.com/wimdenbesten

Full episode on YouTube ▶️
https://youtu.be/hXvytR0UuiA

New episodes every Wednesday with our host  Patrick Akil!  
Big shoutout to Xebia for making this episode possible!

OUTLINE:
00:00:00 – Intro
00:00:30 – Investing in people
00:01:35 – Early learnings as manager
00:03:59 – Wim’s advice to managers & leaders
00:06:16 – Situational Coaching
00:08:08 – Hiring for diversity
00:13:03 – The next step for someone
00:17:33 – How to inspire people
00:19:44 – Dealing with people
00:22:26 – Wim’s drive as manager
00:25:49 – Not being able to add value
00:27:48 – Hard times and pressure
00:29:30 – Transparency and honesty
00:32:47 – Delegating
00:34:35 – Decision making
00:36:54 – Micromanagement
00:39:11 – Getting feedback as manager
00:42:33 – Salary conversations