Tag: Management

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Story 3: Don’t Underestimate the Importance of a First 1:1

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ProblemIn the last few years, I’ve had the pleasure of kicking off lots of new relationships with both engineers and managers. I’ve learned a lot over time that getting specific data during the first 1:1 meeting can be really helpful. I’ve also learned from my mistakes

Story 2: Surviving an All-Hands Fire with No One On-Site

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ProblemI was called in as an Escalation Manager for a fire issue at a US datacenter during a banking holiday in France. As you can imagine, it was not an easy task for me to reach everyone.  Additionally, these were all remote workers. Regardless of the impossible circumstances, I was