Manager-in-training

Collecting tips and tricks from podcasts and blog posts
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  • Direct Managers who don’t say hi in the hallway? Yikes.


  • Trust but verify, don’t be too easy or hard on your reports


  • Corporate world
  • Sometimes hard to get into meetings
  • Lack of transparency
  • With transparency, people can make the best decisions with available data. People can work in tandem without coordination 


  • Radical Candor
  • If people are complaining or gossiping behind backs, aim to approach others directly 


  • Temper your reactions, otherwise others won’t come to you anymore


  • Don’t underestimate others mimicking others in a group setting
  • People even start dressing the same
  • Happens involuntarily 
  • This is even more reason to hold yourself to a high standard


  • Experimenting with different approaches?
  • Split the team into groups and try different things in parallel
  • Benefit: Friendly competition
  • Keep your team close to customers


  • Career goals:
  • Titles and tiers are purely company retention tools 


  • In general, double down in your strengths, and not mitigating weaknesses


  • Books:
  • Culture Code