Rewire with Susan

Dev Chat: Engineering Management with Matt Kantor (Principal Architect, Propellerhead)

September 14, 2021 Susan Adelokiki Season 3 Episode 11
Rewire with Susan
Dev Chat: Engineering Management with Matt Kantor (Principal Architect, Propellerhead)
Show Notes

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0:40 - Welcome Matt!

0:57 - A peek into Matt's background

1:58 - What made Matt move from being an individual contributor to management?

3:11 -  Matt's management style when he started out VS now

4:22 - How Matt stays fresh with fast-changing technologies while actively managing people

7:15 - Matt's thoughts about a non-technical person leading an engineering team

9:41 - What else could Engineers talk about during one on ones with their managers besides status updates?

13:04 - Matt's best part about being a chef

16:38 - Matt's approach to getting sincere feedback from people he manages

18:51 - Resources that Matt uses in building his management skills

21:30 - A word of advice from Matt for newbie Engineering Managers

23:40 - Two truths and a lie - Susan vs Matt!

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Managing humans by Micheal Lopp

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