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The challenges of becoming a manager

First Session: 

Hosted by Anand Safi

Director of Engineering, Data Platform and Products at Zinnia

Circle Description

Hey there! I'm Anand Safi, an Engineering Leader, Mentor & Coach, and Advisor at Mark43 I'm an established engineering leader, tech mentor, startup advisor for tech and product roadmap. Experience and interest with product development with a focus on UX and customers. My responsibilities revolve around 1:1s, engineer growth, active code contribution, championing technical vision, stakeholder management, technical product management and release coordination. In this Circle about becoming a manager, I'd like to explore with you: 1) What are some stark learnings people realized when going from IC to Manager role? 2) What are some best practices that people adopted in their first 90 days worth sharing? 3) How has Managing Up worked for folks as a New EM? Anything to share? 4) As a New Manager, how have you built trust and relationships with your team and direct reports? Any challenges or success stories? Looking forward to meeting you!

This circle is full.

Benefits of joining this Circle:

  • Engage in interactive learning with a limited group of peers ( Full)
  • Bring your own challenges and the Anand will be able to help in live
  • Lifetime access to all session material: slides, templates, recordings and additional resources

What people are saying about Anand

Anand is really exceeding my expectations in terms of productive conversations and the value I'm getting from them, huge kudos!

Igor Zinovyev - Code Wrangler @ Automattic


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