Engineering management can be a lonely place

Welcome to ManagersClub, where you can learn from the world’s most successful and diverse engineering leaders and managers, as well as find curated management resources to help and inspire you to be a great engineering leader.

Newsletters and Email Lists for Engineering Managers

List of Newsletters and Email Lists focussed on engineering management. Software Lead Weekly A weekly email for busy people who care about people, culture, and leadership. Tech Leadership Weekly A curated collection of interesting and insightful articles about leadership, management, process, and innovation delivered to your inbox…

Example Company Handbooks And Policies

Here are some interesting and forward thinking company handbooks and policies where you might find inspiration for your team or company. GitLab team handbook Handbook for New Employees – Valve Basecamp Employee Handbook thoughtbot Trello Zaarly

Mega list of 1 on 1 Meeting Questions

Mega list compiled from a variety of sources. Contribute here also: https://github.com/VGraupera/1on1-questions About Manager Are there any obstacles I can remove for you? As your manager, what would you like me to stop, start, or continue doing? At what point in the past week were you…

(Online) Communities of Managers You Can Join

Silicon Valley Engineering Leadership Community. Primarily meets in the South Bay in Palo Alto. San Francisco Engineering Leadership Community (SFELC). This a large community with thousands of members. Holds large events in SF and also the South Bay. /r/AskManagement/ on Reddit Rand Leadership Slack Channel….

Notable Posts and Blogs

There are a lot of amazing articles out there. Here are some that caught my attention. This 90-Day Plan Turns Engineers into Remarkable Managers Google’s re:Work Manager Guide What Great Managers Do Average Manager vs. Great Manager Explained in 10 sketches Google’s Quest to Build…

Six Recommended Books on Influence and Persuasion

As a manager, it’s important to be aware of your own personal power and how to use it effectively. One way to do this is by understanding the concept of influence. Influence is the ability to affect others in the desired way. It can be exerted through various means such as authority, expertise, or persuasion. Selected books on influence and persuasion.