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How to build a strong manager relationship

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Satish Mummareddy

Sat, Jun 15, 2024

3:00 PM UTC (30 minutes)

Virtual (Zoom)

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What you'll learn

Understand what a strong manager relationship looks like

What factors determine the strength of your relationship with your manager? How much control do you have over it?

Demonstrate control over your current scope

How to consistently show that your projects are on track, your partners love working with you & you are planning ahead.

Get the right type of help from your manager

How to get their help on high leverage work and skill development in ways that strengthens your relationship.

Have great career conversations

Learn the secret to a long term partnership: clear expectations, fast feedback and written career plans

Support your manager’s career

How to help your manager be successful at their job and build a mutually beneficial relationship.

Why this topic matters

Your manager plays a key role in your career success. They influence the projects you work on, the support you get in producing results, the coaching you get in growing your skills and the advocacy you get during performance evaluation. We have a lot of agency in developing a strong relationship with our manager and can quickly develop the skills to do so.

You'll learn from

Satish Mummareddy

Ex PM Leader at Meta, Yelp and Yahoo. Founder Crossing Career Chasms.

In my 20 year career as a product & engineering leader, I have led & scaled products at Meta, Yelp, Yahoo and VideoMining.

  • At Meta, I led teams building AI agents, content & product recommendations, teen safety & well-being, civic engagement and advertising products. I coached 250+ PMs at Meta.
  • At Yelp, I grew the services verticals and self-serve ads businesses.
  • At Yahoo, I supported the video platforms & personalization teams.
  • At VideoMining, I started led computer vision research and engineering to build AI driven products. I authored 20+ approved patents.

I left Meta recently to help people cross career chasms by developing leadership & product skills.

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