Should Managers Write Code with Leith Abdulla

Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:00 volume Should Managers Write Code with Leith Abdulla Given a jar of peanut butter, a spoon and a challenging problem, I feel set up for success! I build and manage happy, healthy engineering teams that ship impactful products without sacrificing the user or developer experience. I […]

Diversity and Inclusion and Building High Performing Teams with Erica Stanley

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Remote Teams and the Importance of Employee Mental Health with Katie Womersley

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Hiring Best Practices and Diversity and Inclusion with Rachael Stedman

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There will not be a podcast episode this week – April 1, 2018 (Easter / Spring Break)

To my listeners:  Due to work logistics, moderating a panel, Easter weekend and Spring Break, there will not be a new podcast published this week.  Please stay tuned as the SimpleLeadership Podcast will return with a new episode next Sunday evening.

Thank you,

Christian

The Hardest Scaling Challenge of All – Yourself

The Lead Developer

You’ve built websites that scaled to millions of users, indexed terabytes of data, and created automatic deployments to thousands of nodes – but now you’re struggling to manage a handful of people. You’re in meetings all day, deadlines are looming, a Board presentation is approaching, your top engineer just disappeared to “”find themselves”” and annual […]

How to Become a True Engineering Leader? (Live Plato Event)

Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:00 volume How to Become a True Engineering Leader? (Live Plato Event) Four Engineering Managers from Facebook, Kabam, Clever, and Medium shared their tips on becoming a great Engineering Leader during the Plato event hosted on May 15, 2017 in San Francisco. Moderator: Christian McCarrick, CTO/VP of engineering at Telmate […]

Engineering Team Values with Jean-Denis Greze

Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:00 volume Engineering Team Values with Jean-Denis Greze Jean-Denis Greze is Head of Engineering at Plaid, the technology company giving developers access to the financial system and the tools to build many of the most influential applications and services of the modern financial era. Companies such as Venmo […]