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Today I’m excited to be interviewing Johanna Rothman. Her book "Behind Closed Doors: Secrets to Great Management" was pivotal when I first began my management career.

Johanna helps leaders and teams see problems and resolve risks in their product development. She's the author of close to a dozen books and writes a blog on her web site JRothman.com.

 
Topics covered in the show:

Don't micromanage
As a manager you may no longer have the technical experience required to make informed decisions
Managers should manage strategy, coaching and feedback
Providing feedback is extremely important as are private conversations
Traditional performance reviews are becoming obsolete
Manage your weaknesses and build on your strengths
Management by walking around

Advice for new managers:

Establish great rapport with your team

have one-on-ones
get to know them as individuals
help them achieve their career goals

Understand the risks your team faces
Define what kind of manager you want to be

Links and resources mentioned in the show:

JRothman.com
Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management
Pragmatic Manager Newsletter
Create an Adaptable Life

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The post MSP 002 : The Importance of Feedback and Coaching with Johanna Rothman appeared first on Managing Smartly.

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