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While at first skeptical about one-on-ones, Nikhil discovered their importance. He tells us a few rules and tips on how he handles them now.
It took Nikhil some took time to detect that there was a problem with one of his engineers because his colleagues were reluctant to criticize him.
In order to solve an ongoing conflict between two engineers over a technical solution, Nikhil organizes a meeting with them and asks them to think about the original problem.
Having experienced building a remote work culture from scratch in his team, Nikhil shares some useful tips with us.
When one of his engineers told him that he was concerned about his growth as an engineer, Nikhil worked with him on his career path.
Nikhil compares his experience in a company where the culture was not well defined with a company that took the time to define real company values.
Nikhil decides to give an engineer who wants to work remotely a second shot, despite the engineer's initial attempt not working well.
Nikhil draws up an action plan to communicate to his engineers during the weekly team meetings how their day to day work impact the company-wide metrics.
Nikhil decided to state clearly that his team would not be able to meet a new deadline when one of his customers tried to move the deadline forward.
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