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19g615kv7dtkhqΒ inΒ Β 
Software EngineerΒ 5 months ago

EM Productivity hacks

As an EM, how do you keep yourself sane? Would you recommend any 'must-try-productivity-hacks' ?


For context - I manage a 9 member team now and in the process of taking up another team in the next few months.

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SomeGuySoftware Engineering ManagerΒ atΒ Credit Suisse5 months ago
Delegation is #1 productivity hack.
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19g615kv7dtkhqSoftware EngineerΒ 5 months ago
> Delegation is #1 productivity hack. I think I have gotten better at this. I follow Identifying the right candidate -> Plan/Prepare -> Discuss the task -> Talk about milestones/checkpoints -> final review of the outcome. I think I spend a lot of time in the Plan / Prepare step. In the interest to get things done faster / not dropping the ball when it comes to Quality. Any tips?
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