Charity Majors @mipsytipsy CTO @honeycombio, ex-Parse, Facebook, Linden Lab; cowrote Database Reliability Engineering; loves whiskey, rainbows. I test in production and so do you. 🌈🖤 Jun. 09, 2019 1 min read

quick help i have too many ideas for my lightning talk tomorrow night (1/??)

* The Anarchist's Guide to Leadership
* A Non-Exhaustive List of Powers Wielded Exclusively by Non-Managers
* Everything Is Broken And That's Okay, Because Your Team Is A Distributed System Too

* Climbing Down the Ladder, Burning Down the House, and Other Humane Alternatives to Promotions
* Decoupling Advancement From Hierarchy
* Pathologies of Power
* Nonzero-sum Outcomes In Hierarchical Systems: Does Somebody Always HAVE To Lose?

(2/n)

* How to Always, Always Get Your Way (As An Individual Contributor)
* "Send Every CEO To Kink Camp": What Corporations Need To Learn From BDSM
* Servants, Absentees and Tyrants: Archetypes in Engineering Leadership

(3/n)

i also had a whole mythbusters idea for a series ...

* Mythbusters: Will Becoming A Manager Solve Any Of Your Actual Problems?
* Mythbusters: Which Role Makes Most People Happy? The Results Will Shock You
* Mythbusters: *IS* Failure An Option?

(4/n)

oh right if you want to come, it's in san jose tomorrow night at 7, register here.

it's at the velocity venue, but you DO NOT need to have a velocity ticket to attend.  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/engineermanager-pendulum-skill-share-tickets-61087448202 

... also we just announced our other tech talk, by @lanooba, who will be talking about organizational changes and reorgs -- and how to do them with as little suffering as possible. plus @milesward's and my own. yay!


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