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Finding Your Balance with Camille Fournier

Finding Your Balance with Camille Fournier

Update: 2019-11-281
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​In this episode of Programming Leadership, Marcus and his guest, Camille Fournier discuss some points from her book, The Manager's Path. They discuss the importance of time management and how to effectively manage employee turnover in a leadership role. 



 



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  • A day in the life of a manager varies, but it is a lot of meetings. @3:58


  • As a manager, you have to be on for all the hours you are in. @5:07


  • It's important to make time for your "thinking time." @7:14


  • The big problems are the intersection of technology and people. @10:24


  • You need a strategy to keep your team focused on the important things. @12:07


  • Learn how to balance a team's time between basic maintenance work and new things. @14:09


  • Different managers track time and work in different ways. @19:06


  • Look for disengagement as a sign that someone is fixing to leave. @20:37


  • When you notice a difference in a team member's engagement, address their concerns early. @22:41


  • "Money is rarely the first straw, but it's usually the last straw." @23:54


  • Employee retention and hiring retention is one of the most important things you have to do as a manager. @24:56


  • When someone leaves, there should be a conversation between upper management and that person's manager. @25:51


  • Internal mobility is a great way to keep employees at a company. @29:10



 



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Finding Your Balance with Camille Fournier

Finding Your Balance with Camille Fournier

Marcus Blankenship