Engineering management can be a lonely place

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Mega list of 1 on 1 Meeting Questions

Mega list compiled from a variety of sources. Contribute here also: https://github.com/VGraupera/1on1-questions About Manager Are there any obstacles I can remove for you?As your manager, what would you like me to stop, start, or continue doing?At what point in the past week were you most frustrated…

(Online) Communities of Managers You Can Join

Silicon Valley Engineering Leadership Community. Primarily meets in the South Bay in Palo Alto. San Francisco Engineering Leadership Community (SFELC). This a large community with thousands of members. Holds large events in SF and also the South Bay. /r/AskManagement/ on Reddit Rand Leadership Slack Channel….

Notable Posts and Blogs

There are a lot of amazing articles out there. Here are some that caught my attention. This 90-Day Plan Turns Engineers into Remarkable Managers Google’s re:Work Manager Guide What Great Managers Do Average Manager vs. Great Manager Explained in 10 sketches Google’s Quest to Build…

Six Recommended Books on Influence and Persuasion

As a manager, it’s important to be aware of your own personal power and how to use it effectively. One way to do this is by understanding the concept of influence. Influence is the ability to affect others in the desired way. It can be exerted through various means such as authority, expertise, or persuasion. Selected books on influence and persuasion.

Software Tools

1on1tracker.com One on one tracking app for managers Lighthouse Lighthouse helps you motivate your team, and prevent turnover, by helping you focus on the most important thing: Your People Vibe Morale Meter for Teams 101 questions Automatically pick three things to ask in 1 on 1 meetings

Presentations

Netflix Culture: Freedom & Responsibility The Hubspot Culture Code Engineering your culture: How to keep your engineers happy