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Action items are a dime a dozen. How about actually doing the action? When your word doesn't mean much, you can't get anything substantial done. More on crafting cultures of execution in this week's episode! Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the best newsletter for tech executives. For any questions or commen…
 
For effective meetings, you should go in with an agenda. For an effective leadership role, you should have an agenda, too! Do you know what 2-4 problems are top of mind for you? And I'm not talking about delivering the roadmap… Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the best newsletter for tech executives. For any…
 
Customer Success success. That's not a glitch in the matrix—that's what you should be telling your R&D team. This week's episode is about creating a win-win-win that gives you short-term benefits as well as tremendous long-term improvements on your road to triple-impact-per- engineer. That's all in five minutes. Surely that's better than scrolling …
 
When there's an issue with an unhappy employee, many leaders succumb to external motivation tricks. A pay raise, titles, that sort of stuff. Too bad it simply doesn't work. How can you help your team align intrinsic motivation with your company's direction? Tune in to this week's episode! Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System.…
 
When we cross the line from managing debt to stealing time from the company! Has your team settled on a setup that feels nice but actually means you're avoiding some of the most critical conversations? And who said they've got too much time on their hands? All that and more in this week's episode. Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operatin…
 
2022 is 50% over. Are you on track to make this a fantastic year? I share a handful of retrospective prompts I use with my clients in this quick episode. Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the best newsletter for tech executives. For any questions or comments, reach out to me directly: aviv@avivbenyosef.com…
 
At least until we get neural links in all conference rooms, you can't expect to get things if you don't ask for them. This week's three-minute episode is all about asking and why I prefer teams where people state their "asks" as opposed to being "polite." Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the best newsletter …
 
Do you really have autonomy, or are you, in fact, just playing by yourself at the little kids' table? Sometimes we have a Lord of the Flies situation going on and we fail to realize that. That's not how you create a team aligned for impact. More on that in this week's episode! Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe t…
 
Are you an order taker or a leader? If you want to have a tangible impact on the business, you have to think business. More on that and upgrading yourself in this week's episode. Last call this week: Join me at the London Leadership Leap! Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the best newsletter for tech executiv…
 
Let's talk about what's happening around us. Are you back out yet? Are you getting things done in the real world? This week's six-minute episode is about the three ways you should be considering meatspace and how it can help you. Join me at the London Leadership Leap! Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the bes…
 
Everyone makes mistakes. I made at least five so far today. What are you doing about it? This short episode is about admitting to mistakes and how we treat others that make mistakes. Join me at the London Leadership Leap! Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the best newsletter for tech executives. For any quest…
 
Coding lore says we shouldn't repeat ourselves. Sometimes we should. Sometimes we should! This week's episode is all about effectively repeating messages. Wouldn't you like meetings to have checksums, so you knew everyone got the message? Check out the London Leadership Leap: An exclusive masterclass for tech executives who want to propel themselve…
 
If you're trying to ensure that everything is bolted down before starting your journey, you'll eventually realize you never really get going. I'm here to share what I see in hundreds of teams and help you put aside some insecurities or unattainable standards. This six-minute episode covers an issue that often ruins teams' momentum. Join me at the L…
 
You are likely optimizing your team's time incorrectly. Sometimes giving things more time will create better results. When? Tune in to this week's six-minute episode to find out. 📢 Attend the London Leadership Leap. Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the best newsletter for tech executives. For any questions o…
 
Are you acting with a foot out the door? We might unconsciously be avoiding all sorts of difficult decisions or not thinking big enough. Ideally, this shouldn't be an issue. But we don't live in an ideal world. What should you do? Three guidelines in this week's episode, along with a special announcement! Join me on The London Leadership Leap. Grab…
 
For changes to stick, your people really have to own them. There's only so much that you can push by yourself, and there's also a ceiling when it comes to how quickly an organization can grow and learn without buy-in. This week's short episode is about cultivating ownership in your organization, be it for sprint tasks or bigger cultural changes. Gr…
 
Hey, it's just a startup, right? You're not supposed to have a vision a year into the future! Or should you? This short episode covers what a vision can look like, why it's essential for innovation and empowerment, and how you should work toward it. Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the best newsletter for te…
 
Someone made a mistake, and you're all wound up. Whatcha gonna do? If your knee-jerk reaction is to jump to conclusions and spot all the mistakes others have made in their stupidity, perhaps you need to cool off. In this seven-minute episode we talk about a simple technique that has helped me since my army days and that's used by coaches worldwide …
 
As I work more with CEOs and CPOs, I see that we tend to view our counterparts in black and white. How about some color? If you want to create a culture where real collaboration happens, we have to drop the adversarial mindset. Find out more in this week's seven-minute episode! Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe …
 
Let's talk about things like adults. Your team can discuss code structure or tabs vs. spaces for ages, not to mention politics or sports. Why don't we expect at least the same when it comes to meaningful culture-shaping discussions? Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the best newsletter for tech executives. Fo…
 
Your team's doing good, but how about you? If you fail to grow as fast as your team, you're going to be left behind. Find out more in this week's six minute episode! Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the best newsletter for tech executives. For any questions or comments, reach out to me directly: aviv@avivben…
 
Sometimes, going with the momentum is bad, especially for you, personally. In this week, I share advice about a problem I've seen spiking recently, along with diagnostics for telling whether it applies to you and if you are suffering from momentum keeping you where you are. Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to t…
 
You're not afraid of your own accountability, but are you holding your team accountable? Or are you overprotecting and coddling them needlessly? Life's too short to be little, and there's only one route to triple impact-per-engineer. More in this week's six-minute episode! Grab a copy of The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the best ne…
 
We're never really gonna be done. I know we talk a lot about the definition of done, but there's no doneness in our line of work. Can you accept that? Do you realize how short your life is? There is a possible life and career-altering message in this week's episode, which is only six minutes! Join me at Craft Conference. Grab a copy of my book, The…
 
It is counterintuitive for many leaders to realize that they have to prioritize themselves for the rest of the team to be effective. Don't be so humble that you undermine your own growth and therefore, your capability to help the team around you perform at its best. This week's episode is all about learning where you need to put your ego aside, sto…
 
As you gain more altitude in your role, you should use the better vision that comes with it. Some things that looked like impassable obstacles previously are, in fact, a lot more flexible. Learn how to spot these to increase your own efficacy and remain impact-focused. Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the be…
 
If you're feeling like all the wind has been knocked out of you as you're approaching another challenge, consider finding the bright spots first. Doing that means that you can easily get three advantages on your way to achieving your goals and empower other people as you're doing it. Check out this week's episode for more, and get a chance to win a…
 
Sometimes we've got to grow up. Leadership requires a sober perspective in order to be able to choose your fights correctly. All of that in this week's episode, along with a way to win a signed copy of The Tech Executive Operating System! Subscribe to the best newsletter for tech executives. For any questions or comments, reach out to me directly: …
 
Hiring people is probably taking up a significant portion of your and your managers' time. Are you doing it correctly? Setting the right priorities is crucial to create a culture that optimizes for impact-per-engineer as opposed to just having more butts in seats. Check out this week's episode for more. Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Op…
 
This week's episode is a quick coaching session to help you achieve more. Are you overwhelmed facing never-ending to-do lists and trying to juggle many balls in the air? Sometimes, all you need is permission to drop a few things. Let's do that together. Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the best newsletter fo…
 
Immutability is all the rage in tech, but that's where it should be left. Leaders who don't translate their learnings into real changes let their organizations slowly grind to a halt. How can you stop that? Lucky you, I covered that in less than eight minutes in this week's episode. Grab a free sample chapter of my book, The Tech Executive Operatin…
 
Some critical aspects make the difference between a glorified manager and a genuine executive. One of them is realizing how you can kick off company-wide initiatives. Tune in to this week's episode and learn in six minutes about a skill that can set you apart and help you make 2022 ridiculously successful. Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive…
 
Are you leading your people, or are you more of a driving instructor? Everyone nowadays seems afraid of doing too much thinking, where I can testify most of you aren't thinking enough! Check out this week's episode to learn about the right planning balance for your team. Myopic Leadership Grab a copy of my book, The Tech Executive Operating System.…
 
They say that when you don't know where you're heading, no wind is a good wind. Are you a directionless CTO? It can be the course of technical cofounders to realize that they are no longer providing as much impact on the company as they used to. How can you tell whether you're in such a spot, and what should you do about it? Tune in to this week's …
 
Tech debt doesn't have to be something we're afraid of. Let's tackle an issue that is often a point of contention between R&D teams and the executive team. Can you create the right alignment here in order to add a new capability to your arsenal and enable the company to achieve clarity faster? Tune in to this week's episode to find out. Last call t…
 
Is your common sense filter too sensitive? Are you listening to that little nagging voice in your too often? This week's episode is all about embracing the simplicities of life and how we tend to miss out on opportunities to do things the straightforward way. Tune in for a couple of takeaways that will make you a better leader and save your team va…
 
It's OKR season, but are you doing it right? In this week's episode, I go through the most common OKR pitfalls that I'm seeing around and how to address them. I also have a special offer for you to make sure that you use them properly next year and learn how to measure your team for effectiveness and impact. Tune in to find out more. Early bird tic…
 
How much is an hour of your time really worth? If you want to get more meaningful work done, you have to think about how you spend your days. We all have just 24 hours a day, yet some get more impactful work done every week. Tune in to this week's episode to hear why. Grab a copy of my new book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the…
 
Sometimes your team's definition of success might be setting them up to fail. The way we think about our roles and our tasks can be a hindrance, or it can be a catalyst. It's up to you to ensure the right alignment. Tune in to this week's episode to find out more. Failing Spectacularly Grab a copy of my new book, The Tech Executive Operating System…
 
When you don't know where you're headed, no wind is a good wind. In this episode, we tackle the main archetypes of the tech executive role, how to choose where you should be aiming your focus, and why it affects the team around you as well. Grab a copy of my new book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the best newsletter for tech ex…
 
Being responsible with your budget doesn't mean that you cannot use the same creativity you'd use when tackling any other problem. As we're in budgeting season, make sure to avoid these three common pitfalls and set yourself up for success in 2022. Grab a copy of my new book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the best newsletter for…
 
Your leverage relies on your ability to ensure you're not getting sucked into day-to-day minutiae. Many executives need to reevaluate where their time is being invested as they grow with their organizations. Here's an exercise my clients have found useful in the past for spotting the best opportunities to delegate some more. Guidelines, Not Solutio…
 
Why do you even bother with a big rewrite? Is there a customer that will pay you more for having happier engineers? In this episode, I cover the difference in thinking about the same problem when I ask the CTO as opposed to the CEO. Tune in and learn why it matters and how to align your mindset better—in seven minutes. Grab a copy of my new book, T…
 
If you build it but no one knows, will they come? This week's podcast episode is about the common issues that arise when we're playing it humble and fails to make our work visible and public. Making sure people know what you're doing doesn't mean that you're just trying to get credit! Tune in and let me know what you think. The Micromanagement Flyw…
 
Sometimes doubling down on the way you thought things should work is just throwing good money after bad. How is a missed PCR test similar to executives falling down a rabbit hole? Check out this week's quick episode to learn how to spot tunnel vision even when you don't have a coach to help you notice it. Grab a copy of my new book, The Tech Execut…
 
Phil Karlton said, "There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things." In this episode, I'm not going to be talking about cache invalidation, but about the art of naming parts of your organization correctly. How can names rob teams of agency? Or be used as a weapon by others in the company? And is Galadriel a…
 
Does being an executive necessarily mean that you have to manage a sizable organization in your company? In this episode, I share examples of the LEAP responsibilities that define tech executives and how a different mixture of them can help you go down the right career path. And that's all in six minutes! Grab a copy of my new book, The Tech Execut…
 
Too often, we're treating work planning the wrong way around. Rather than letting the effort estimates control the conversation, we should use time to our advantage. Check out the concept of value boxing and how it can improve your R&D ROI in this week's episode. Grab a copy of my new book, The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscribe to the best…
 
At different points in time, every engineer tends more towards the tech or the product ends of the spectrum. In this episode, I cover this concept from The Tech Executive Operating System and talk about the healthy composition for your organization. Product Mastery Growing Growth Mindsets Grab a copy of The Tech Executive Operating System. Subscrib…
 
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