Episode 207

207 JSJ Growing Happy Developers with Marcus Blankenship


April 13th, 2016

1 hr 2 mins 31 secs

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02:51 - Marcus Blankenship Introduction

03:09 - Panelist Worst Boss Experiences

13:06 - Developer Anarchy vs Having a Hierarchy

20:57 - Transitioning Managers

26:05 - Manager Influence

28:33 - Management vs Leadership

34:37 - Interpersonal Relationships and Happiness

38:24 - What kind of feedback do managers want from their employees?

  • Timesheets

46:17 - Am I manager material? Am I ready to go into management?

48:06 - Following a Technical Track

51:55 - Why would anyone ever want to be a department manager?


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