From Software Engineer to Engineering Manager with Michael Doye - 127

From Software Engineer to Engineering Manager with Michael Doye

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Connect with Michael Doye:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mdoye

Outline

00:00:00 – Intro
00:00:26 – Barbecuing
00:03:02 – Back to the office policies
00:06:32 – Enforcing back to the office
00:07:57 – Logging all your time policy
00:09:34 – Dutch perspective
00:11:40 – From software engineer to engineering manager
00:15:04 – Different leadership styles
00:17:34 – Being authentic
00:19:38 – Letting go of hands-on work
00:22:34 – Prioritising work
00:23:00 – Burnout signs within a team
00:25:18 – Being mindful of when you work
00:26:36 – Hiring in tech is broken
00:28:45 – Teaching technical skills
00:30:06 – Setting expectations with new hires
00:30:51 – Having difficult conversations
00:32:30 – New responsibilities that aren't fun
00:34:01 – Fully letting go of hands-on work
00:36:00 – Friendships as engineering manager
00:37:54 – Work is like a box
00:40:13 – Renegotiating your position
00:42:38 – Putting more energy in certain people
00:45:31 – Transparancy as a manager
00:47:40 – What information can not be shared
00:50:01 – Be like water