_ Management insights for engineering leaders

Level-up Engineering Podcast

Level-up Engineering podcast reveals actionable management secrets from some of the most successful tech leaders. This podcast brings you key insights from fellow engineering managers and tech leaders to level-up your management skills and to take your developer team to the next level.

Engineering management podcast

Level-up Engineering Podcast 52: The Secrets of Productive Virtual Offsites - Tips from GitHub

Interview with Allison McMillan, Director of Engineering at GitHub. She shares her best virtual offsite ideas, hands out some tips you can try yourself and warns you of the pitfalls to avoid. Real life stories from behind the scenes at GitHub.

Level-up Engineering Podcast 51: Guide to Leadership and Work-Life Balance for You and Your Team

Interview with Dylan Hansen, Senior Director of Engineering Enablement and Engagement at Salesforce. He talks about leadership and work-life balance, telling stories and tips about improving it in your own life, and supporting your team in achieving a better work-life awareness as well.

Level-up Engineering Stories 3: Scaling Your Leadership with Your Company: Case Study from Prezi

Interview with Jose Roca, VP of Product and Engineering at Prezi. He tells his story about going from shy kid to great engineering leader, building and scaling Prezi's platform team, overcoming internal resistance on different levels, and much more.

Level-up Engineering Podcast 50: Managing Platform Teams: How to Build and Structure Platform Engineering?

Interview with Camille Fournier, Managing Director and Head of Platform Engineering at Two Sigma. She talks about the role of platform teams, the most important skills for platform engineers, creating smooth communication with product teams and more!

Level-up Engineering Podcast 49: The Importance of Writing in Software Engineering

Interview with Erica Greene, Senior Engineering Manager at Etsy about the importance of writing in software engineering. She goes into details about why you need to write well, how to get good at it, how to coach your team in writing and much more.

Level-up Engineering Podcast 48: Leadership and Systems Thinking: Clear Sight for Complex Decisions

Interview with Pat Kua, former engineering leader, current leadership coach about applying systems thinking to management. We start from the defintion systems thinking and discuss applying it to leadership with clear steps and concrete examples.

Level-up Engineering Stories 2: Scaling Your Team and Product: Leadership Stories from Product Hunt

Interview with Radoslav Stankov, Head of Engineering at Product Hunt. He tells stories about him going from IC to Head of Engineering, the different stages he led through Product Hunt, the challenges he faces in product development, how he uses his leadership journal and much more.

Level-up Engineering Podcast 47: Creating an Internship Program for Software Engineers - Case Study from Redbubble

Interview with Tom Sommer, Director of Engineering at Redbubble about creating an internship program for software engineers. Tom tells stories about setting up the internship program at Redbubble and the iterations they've gone through over the years to give you a headstart at building your own program.

Level-up Engineering Podcast 46: Performance Review: Build Your Process and Master Feedback Delivery

Interview with Lara Hogan, legendary leadership coach and formal engineering leader about building a performance review process. Lara goes into detail about building a process from the bottom up and takes a deep dive into synthesizing and delivering feedback to your direct reports for maximum effectiveness.

Level-up Engineering Podcast 45: How to Engage Remote Employees: Tips to Lead Distributed Teams

Interview with Greg Dick, Senior Engineering Manager at Hudl about building engagement with remote employees in distributed teams. They miss out on a lot of professional and personal interactions, and don't integrate well into the team. Check out Greg's tips to learn how you can kickstart that process as a manager!
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