What we're about

A group for engineering leaders, managers, and team leads. We will pick a topic lean coffee style where everyone proposes a topic, vote on one, focus on it for 10 minutes, and vote to stop or continue. Our goal is to provide a safe space to discuss the following topics ( https://github.com/LappleApple/awesome-leading-and-managing#contents )

* Abilities, Qualities and Values
* Building Products and Startups, and OKRs
* Conflict Prevention and Conflict Resolution
* Culture
* Diversity and Gender
* Firing
* Giving Feedback, Praise, and Advice
* Hiring and Interviewing Candidates
* For Developers: Software Craftspersonship, Teamwork, Technical Debt
* Influence, Delegation, and Decision-Making
* Leader List
* Leadership Media
* Leadership Philosophies and Styles
* Leading Leaders
* Meetings and Time Management
* Motivation and “Retention”
* Onboarding
* One-on-Ones
* People Ops, Performance Reviews, and Goal-setting
* Postmortems and Retrospectives
* Transitioning to Management

This group is mainly targeting the following group of people. ( https://github.com/LappleApple/awesome-leading-and-managing#who-is-this-for ):

* Individual contributors (ICs) looking to move into a management role but not sure if it’s right for them
* ICs who want to stay ICs but want to have more influence in their orgs
* ICs who recently moved into a management role
* Managers looking to level-up a particular skill
* Managers transitioning to meta-management (managing managers)

Upcoming events (5)

Third Thursday Bookclub 📚

Online event

Our August selection is Widgets by Rodd Wagner: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22934531-widgets We will be joined by the author, Michael Lopp. Discussion will follow the Lean Coffee format: topics will be crowdsourced, voted on, timeboxed, and discussed.

Engineering Leaders Lean Coffee

Online event

We plan on running this lean coffee style where you'll be expected to bring one topic to talk about with you. During COVID-19 this is an ONLINE event. Schedule 7:45 - 8:00 Feel free to start showing up 8:00 - 8:10 Welcomes and group introductions. 8:10 - 8:55 Lean coffee! Come prepared with one thing that you would like to discuss with the group. We’ll throw the topics up on a wall and do a quick dot vote with markers and discuss for 10 minutes. After the 10 minutes we'll see how the conversation is doing and vote to stop or continue that topic. 8:55 - 9:00 Wrap up.

Engineering Leaders Lean Coffee

Online event

We plan on running this lean coffee style where you'll be expected to bring one topic to talk about with you. During COVID-19 this is an ONLINE event. Schedule 7:45 - 8:00 Feel free to start showing up 8:00 - 8:10 Welcomes and group introductions. 8:10 - 8:55 Lean coffee! Come prepared with one thing that you would like to discuss with the group. We’ll throw the topics up on a wall and do a quick dot vote with markers and discuss for 10 minutes. After the 10 minutes we'll see how the conversation is doing and vote to stop or continue that topic. 8:55 - 9:00 Wrap up.

Engineering Leaders Lean Coffee

Online event

We plan on running this lean coffee style where you'll be expected to bring one topic to talk about with you. During COVID-19 this is an ONLINE event. Schedule 7:45 - 8:00 Feel free to start showing up 8:00 - 8:10 Welcomes and group introductions. 8:10 - 8:55 Lean coffee! Come prepared with one thing that you would like to discuss with the group. We’ll throw the topics up on a wall and do a quick dot vote with markers and discuss for 10 minutes. After the 10 minutes we'll see how the conversation is doing and vote to stop or continue that topic. 8:55 - 9:00 Wrap up.

Past events (28)

Engineering Leaders Lean Coffee

Online event

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