103: The Org You Were Born Into with Marcus Blankenship
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01:12 – Marcus’ Superpower: Helping Engineers Become Good Bosses 02:30 – Bosses Who Don’t Wanna Boss: Ending Up in Management The Peter Principle 10:37 – Are there people who just aren’t cut out for management or leadership? 14:20 – Applying Rationality to Organizations 20:23 – Alignment Not Agreement 24:52 – Is there a safe way to try and fail at management? Trying on Hats Ruby For Good 31:16 – What does “BOSS” mean? Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell 36:03 – The Up/Down of the Hierarchy Metaphors We Live By Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling by Edgar H. Schein 36:03 – What are the skills that good managers have? How do you know if you’re doing a good job? Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager by Michael Lopp Managing the Unmanageable: Rules, Tools, and Insights for Managing Software People and Teams by Mickey W. Mantle and Ron Lichty 53:26 – Giving and Receiving Feedback and Support, Reinforcing Behavior, and Focusing Attention…