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Sid Gidwani

Sid Gidwani

Engineering manager at Stripe

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Hello 👋

Unfortunately, I don't have any available slot for the next 4 weeks

    I'm an Engineering Manager at Stripe working on Connect. Previously, I led mobile development at Twitter for 2 years before which I was at August (august.com) for 3 years where I helped grow the company from 5 to around 80 people.

    About me

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    Seniority

    13 Years

    Hierarchy

    Manager of Managers

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    How to Get Your Team to Accept a Difficult Decision

    6 December

    As a new manager, Sid finds out the codebase needs to be rewritten. He decides to do it progressively against the will of his team who want to start from scratch.

    Dev Processes
    Legitimacy
    Internal Communication
    Convincing
    New Manager
    Team Processes
    EM
    Organizing an offsite meeting to align your team with your company’s objectives

    6 December

    Sid discusses how to hold a good offsite meeting to share your company’s vision with your team.

    Company Culture
    Internal Communication
    Collaboration
    Sharing The Vision
    Team Processes
    EM
    Be prepared when giving negative feedback

    6 December

    Sid shares how he approaches giving negative feedback to a direct report.

    Company Culture
    Meetings
    Feedback
    Performance
    EM
    The Dilemma of Spending More Time on an Underperforming Employee or Letting Him Go

    6 December

    Sid decides whether or not to fire an engineer who is unable to take initiative, resulting in the his whole team’s work being slowed down.

    Managing Expectations
    Firing
    Deadlines
    Feedback
    New Manager
    Performance
    EM
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