Redefining Parental Leave with Matt Newkirk

Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 00:42:41 volume Redefining Parental Leave with Matt Newkirk Being in a management position in any industry can often leave you overwhelmed. Striking a balance between your work and personal life is already difficult. So how does a manager take parental leave? Matt Newkirk—the engineering lead for Etsy’s […]

Technology Leadership Begins with These Traits with Emad Georgy

Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 00:40:04 volume Technology Leadership Begins with These Traits with Emad Georgy Today’s guest—Emad Georgy—is passionate about technology leadership. He’s a CTO Consultant and the Founder and CTO of Georgy Technology Leadership. Emad has been in the tech industry for over 25 years. His hybrid approach to technology […]

Overcoming Engineering Leadership Challenges with Farhan Thawar 

Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 00:44:42 volume Overcoming Engineering Leadership Challenges with Farhan Thawar  Transitioning an engineering leadership position to a work-from-home model can be a challenge. For some engineers, working remotely is the norm. For others, such as those working for Shopify, being forced to work from home because of the […]

How to Manage Remote Teams [and Help Them Thrive] with Dana Lawson

Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 00:48:39 volume How to Manage Remote Teams [and Help Them Thrive] with Dana Lawson If you’re in a leadership position in the engineering industry and have suddenly been thrust into working remotely, it may feel like your world has been turned upside down. In this episode of […]

How to Implement Good Software Development Processes with Eric Elliott 

Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 00:48:06 volume How to Implement Good Software Development Processes with Eric Elliott  A management role in software development can be difficult to navigate. You need to keep a high-level perspective on projects while making sure they go smoothly. Eric Elliott, today’s guest on the show, believes that […]

Follow These Steps to Combat Loneliness in Leadership with Suzan Bond

Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 00:43:29 volume Follow These Steps to Combat Loneliness in Leadership with Suzan Bond If you are transitioning into an executive or leadership role in an organization, you can find yourself dealing with incredible loneliness. You also deal with a change in power dynamics, gaps in information, and […]

How to Manage Efficiently Through a Merger or Acquisition with Loïc Houssier

Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 00:45:51 volume How to Manage Efficiently Through a Merger or Acquisition with Loïc Houssier Effectively leading a team through an acquisition or merger can be shaky ground to navigate. You aren’t just dealing with merging teams, tech stack, and processes—but also a culture. Your team needs leadership […]

Podcast Update

Hi everyone and Happy New Year 2020!  As a number of you have noticed, I have not published a podcast episode in quite a while.  In fact, this is the longest that I have ever gone without publishing one since I started this Podcast in 2017.   But not too worry, this hiatus is almost over! […]

Cultivating Diversity in the Workplace with Tess Hatch and Jess Mink

Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 00:52:41 volume Cultivating Diversity in the Workplace with Tess Hatch and Jess Mink Cultivating diversity in the workplace is at the forefront of challenges that starts-ups face. Creating diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, and even opinions and skill sets is something every business must implement. You need […]