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Leaders of Engineering

Leaders of Engineering

By Matt Asbury
Welcome to the Leaders of Engineering podcast. This is THE podcast for aspiring, new and established software engineering leaders to learn, share and become the best leaders they can be. We bring you the best in the industry, to share their stories, provide insights and give you real advice to help you become a better leader. Don’t forget to subscribe so that you can hear new episodes as soon as they are out, and share so that we can be better leaders together.
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Si Jobling - Engineering Manager at ASOS
The second episode of Leaders of Engineering features Si Jobling, Engineering Manager at ASOS. Si shares his experience on becoming the manager of the people you used to work with, dealing with a career crisis, and the challenges of building more diverse tech teams. Links to websites and tools mentioned: Fellow - https://fellow.app Make Life Work Podcast - https://makelifeworkpodcast.com Where you can find Si: Linked In - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sijobling/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/Si Personal Website - https://sijobling.com * Some links may be affiliate links and help towards the running of this show.
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January 24, 2022
Dan Blundell - Head of Core Engineering at Gymshark
The first episode of Leaders of Engineering features Dan Blundell, Head of Core Engineering at Gymshark. Dan shares his experience on becoming a leader through making things up as you go along and learning along the way. He also shares very personal stories and how they shaped him as a leader. We cover: Breaking into engineering by hacking Excel The importance of recognising opportunity and saying yes The challenges of becoming an engineer today The side of leadership not in the job description The importance of caring deeply and what that looks like when you don't What 90% of leadership is Becoming better engineers by focussing on communication Surrounding yourself with good people whether they agree with you or not The power of silence Links to websites and tools mentioned: The Mind Palace technique - https://www.eqapplied.com/personal-growth/why-we-need-to-remember-the-hit-tv-series-sherlock Radical Candor by Kim Scott - https://amzn.to/3ttRKvp The Soul of a New Machine by Tracy Kidder - https://amzn.to/3nhZiAt All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals: https://amzn.to/2VrV65A The Last Dance: https://www.netflix.com/title/80203144 Where you can find Dan: Linked In - https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielblundell/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/danblundell Personal Website - https://www.danblundell.com/ * Some links may be affiliate links and help towards the running of this show.
01:44:12
September 10, 2021