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Bored People Quit! How to Engage Your People 1:1 with Michael "Rands" Lopp

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Michael Lopp — author of the acclaimed “Rands in Repose” …

Michael Lopp — author of the acclaimed “Rands in Repose”
blog and the books “Being Geek” and “Managing Humans” — joins Rypple for an interactive chat. Learn how Michael runs 1:1s with his engineering team.

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  • Background (Netscape, Apple, Palantir)\nJob title (Currently CTO)\nMake people awesome\n
  • - Bright people first\n- These bright people built a culture\n- This culture will attract more bright people.\n\n
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    • 1. Michael Lopp:Bored People Quit Powered by:
    • 2. Your Host Our Guest Michael Lopp Nick Stein @rands @stein_nick Special Projects at Palantir TechnologiesDirector of Content & Media Author of “Being Geek” and “Managing Humans” Rypple.com Randsinrepose.com Webinar Hashtag: #randsatrypple
    • 3. hi.
    • 4. “Bored People Quit”
    • 5. @rands
    • 6. A bright people virtuous cycle
    • 7. Bright people... Build a culture...That attracts more bright people.
    • 8. People often lose their way quietly
    • 9. My favorite tool: 1:1
    • 10. •Every week.•No matter what.•30 minutes (at least).
    • 11. The update, the vent, the disaster
    • 12. The update
    • 13. •Three prepared points.•A performance review.•My current disaster.
    • 14. The vent
    • 15. 1. It’s either a vent,2. A rant, or,3. A disaster.
    • 16. The disaster
    • 17. • Shut up.•You don’t know thisperson.• The issue doesn’t matter.
    • 18. Assume they havesomething to teach you
    • 19. Detecting boredom
    • 20. 1. Any change in routine,2. Ask, “Are you bored?”,3. Actually hearing it.
    • 21. Handling boredom (pt. 1)
    • 22. 1. Where at they going?2. Am I getting them there?
    • 23. Handling boredom (pt. 2)
    • 24. 1. Interesting problems.2. Experiments.3. Protect their work.4. Regarding crap work.5. Aggressively remove tactical noise.6. Tell them what the hell is going on.
    • 25. The success is... silence.
    • 26. Further reading:
    • 27. The Software Developer’s Career HandbookBeingGeek Michael Lopp
    • 28. randsinrepose.com @rands
    • 29. thank you.
    • 30. Stay in the Loop: Upcoming Leadership Webinars Jodi Glickmanconsultant and author of “Great on the Job” Coming Soon. Stay tuned for details. rypple.com/epic-leadership-tips
    • 31. Questions?