What changes when you become a manager? In this episode Pilar and Tim explore how boundaries and relationships shift when you move into leadership, amongst many other things.
1:30 Typical paths into leadership roles and Tim shares his own journey.
3:20 Can managers be an unnecessary layer? Do all teams need a manager?
4:20 We go deep on what are the actual responsibilities of a manager.
8:10 The benefit that can come from offloading some of our responsibilities to our manager.
9:50 Back to discussing what changes when you move from an individual contributor within a team to managing that team.
11:30 “Complaints go up” from Saving Private Ryan.
12:30 Pilar recommends the book “The First 90 days” for helping new managers adjust.
14:00 How the dynamic of gossip and grumbling changes when someone is promoted into management.
16:00 Are managers psychologists?
17:40 How to find your own authentic leadership style.
18:55 Pilar identifies the curse of the middle manager.
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