Talk_8_-_Poornima-1.pdf

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September 24, 2018
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  1. Once upon a time…

  2. Yay!

  3. Couldn’t someone have put this in an email?!

  4. Sure! Can you help me with something?

  5. I miss being an engineer…

  6. (coding…)

  7. None
  8. (coding…)

  9. Hey— did you fix that bug yet? No… I was

    in meetings all day.
  10. How about I try to fix— It’s my code, I’ll

    fix it!
  11. What am I gonna do?

  12. I need a LOT of help! I’m here to help!

  13. HOW TO SCALE YOURSELF AS A FIRST TIME LEADER Calibrate

    2018
  14. POORNIMA VIJAYASHANKER ➤ Founding Engineer @ mint.com ➤ Founder of

    BizeeBee ➤ Founder of Femgineer ➤ Entrepreneur-in-Residence @ 500 Startups ➤ Lead Mentor-in-Residence @ Techstars ➤ Author of How To Transform Your Ideas Into Software Products & Present! A Techie’s Guide To Public Speaking ➤ Host of Build — weekly web show on YouTube
  15. Why is a self-sufficient team important?

  16. TRUST

  17. Bus Factor

  18. Benefits

  19. Benefits

  20. Caveats…

  21. Your company culture.

  22. Not the gospel…

  23. Product Process People

  24. What do I need to work on? Leading by influence

    not authority!
  25. What does that mean?!

  26. start small

  27. I have an idea! Me too! You first…

  28. DELEGATE

  29. AUTONOMY ➤ Research ➤ Implementation ➤ Deadlines ➤ Checkins ➤

    Review results ➤ Guard rails
  30. Does team composition matter?

  31. 8 weeks later…

  32. We’re done! Great work team!

  33. Post mortem

  34. Product Process People

  35. We’re work BFFs!

  36. I wonder what’s going on?

  37. Fire Dakota! So tell me what happened…

  38. Fire Sam! So tell me what happened…

  39. Should I step-in OR not?

  40. You have one week…

  41. At the end of the week…

  42. We sorted it out! How’s it going?

  43. Great work this quarter!

  44. Product Process People

  45. Thanks for your help! You’re welcome!

  46. INFLUENCE

  47. Write code Tell people how to write code Meet with

    Dakota Meet with Sam Todo’s
  48. Stepping in OR not

  49. Learn new skills

  50. RESOURCES ➤ Thanks for the Feedback ➤ The Five Dysfunctions

    of A Team ➤ One Minute Manager Series
  51. You scale yourself as a leader by learning how to

    delegate.