9 episodes

Supermanagers, brought to you by the team at Fellow.app, is the podcast for managers and leaders who want to become better at leading teams and organizations.

Aydin Mirzaee, CEO of Fellow.app, interviews world-class executives about their habits, thought patterns and experiences that have helped them become the leaders they are today.

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    • Management
    • 5.0, 17 Ratings

Supermanagers, brought to you by the team at Fellow.app, is the podcast for managers and leaders who want to become better at leading teams and organizations.

Aydin Mirzaee, CEO of Fellow.app, interviews world-class executives about their habits, thought patterns and experiences that have helped them become the leaders they are today.

    The Art of Leadership: 1-on-1s, Staff Meetings, and Manager READMEs with Michael Lopp, Rands in Repose

    The Art of Leadership: 1-on-1s, Staff Meetings, and Manager READMEs with Michael Lopp, Rands in Repose

    In episode #8, Michael Lopp (Rands) talks about the power of scheduling regular one-on-one meetings and asking clarifying questions to identify unengaged employees.

    We also discuss the concept of Manager Readmes and how they can help you build more efficient and positive working relationships.

    Michael is the author of Managing Humans, Being Geek, and The Art of Leadership. He has been writing for over 17 years, sharing his insights on management, culture, and technology through his blog, Rands in Response.

    During his career, Michael has led rapidly growing teams at companies like Netscape, Pinterest, Slack, and Apple.

    Tune in to hear Michael’s advice and best practices for other managers and leaders!

    • 35 min
    The Art of Being a Mensch with Guy Kawasaki, Chief Evangelist at Canva

    The Art of Being a Mensch with Guy Kawasaki, Chief Evangelist at Canva

    In episode #7, Guy Kawasaki talks about his experience managing Apple’s evangelism team, the lessons he learned working with Steve Jobs, and the German concept of being a Mensch – and how it can help you identify and hire great leaders.

    Guy was one of the Apple employees originally responsible for marketing the Macintosh computer in the 1980s. During his time as Apple’s Chief Evangelist, he worked closely with Steve Jobs and popularized the concept of evangelism marketing.

    Today, Guy is the Chief Evangelist of Canva, a brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz, and the author of more than ten books, including Wise Guy and The Art of the Start.

    Tune in to hear all about Guy’s leadership philosophy!

    • 31 min
    How to Implement Operational Frameworks and Hire Great Leaders with Sam Zaid, CEO of Getaround

    How to Implement Operational Frameworks and Hire Great Leaders with Sam Zaid, CEO of Getaround

    In episode #6, Sam Zaid (CEO of Getaround) shares a playbook you can use to identify and hire great leaders. We also discuss the RACI framework and how Getaround is using this and another set of rituals to help new managers be effective right away.

    Prior to Getaround, Sam founded Apption, an enterprise software consultancy, and 360pi, the leading retail price intelligence platform that was acquired by MarketTrack and Vista Equity in 2016.

    Sam holds numerous patents and inventions, is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, a Microsoft Code Award winner, and a Goldman Sachs Most Intriguing Entrepreneur.

    Tune in to hear all about Sam’s leadership journey and the frameworks that have helped his company succeed!

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    • 39 min
    How to Leverage Your Team’s Strengths with Tara Robertson of SproutSocial

    How to Leverage Your Team’s Strengths with Tara Robertson of SproutSocial

    In episode #5, Tara Robertson (Head of Customer Marketing at SproutSocial) talks about the power of focusing on your team’s strengths.

    She also shares some great insights on how to overcome imposter syndrome, find great mentors, and deal with the challenges of managing a remote team.

    Prior to joining SproutSocial, Tara was the VP of Marketing at Hotjar.

    Tune in to hear all about Tara’s journey as a marketing and sales leader, and the lessons learned along the way!

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    • 42 min
    How Operating Principles Can Help Your Team Thrive with Eran Aloni, COO of Gong

    How Operating Principles Can Help Your Team Thrive with Eran Aloni, COO of Gong

    In episode #4, Eran Aloni (COO of Gong.io) shares tips on how to get your team aligned and why accountability is critical to leading teams.

    We also talked about how Gong.io uses operating principles to guide their team and what signals you can watch for to know you’re ready to implement them in your company.

    Eran has over 20 years of experience building and scaling enterprise solutions. Previously, he was COO and VP of Product at Adobe EchoSign, VP of Product at Influitive, and VP of Product Marketing at Clarizen.

    Tune in to hear all about Eran’s leadership journey and lessons learned along the way!

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    • 29 min
    Building a Culture of Trust and Transparency with Michele Romanow, President of Clearbanc

    Building a Culture of Trust and Transparency with Michele Romanow, President of Clearbanc

    In episode #3, Michele Romanow (co-founder and president of Clearbanc) talks about the importance of building a culture of radical candor, trusting employees to make data-driven decisions, and hiring empathetic people.

    Michele is a serial entrepreneur who started five companies before the age of 33. A Dragon on CBC’s Dragons’ Den, she previously co-founded SnapSaves (which was acquired by Groupon in 2014) and Buytopia.ca (a platform with 2.5 MILLION subscribers that acquired six of their competitors).

    Michele is considered one of the “One-Hundred Most Powerful Women in Canada” and was listed as the ONLY Canadian on Forbes Magazine’s “Millennial on a Mission” list.

    Tune in to hear all about Michele’s habits and leadership lessons!

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    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

XianNewman ,

Not Just For Managers 🦸🏻‍♂️

Supermanagers offers refreshing, insightful and practical shortcuts to up your leadership game - whether you’re leading a project, team, community, or company. 🚀 A must-listen for anyone looking to get more out of their work, career, and life! 📈👏🏼

TheBlankSkate ,

Listened to all three.

I really hope this is something that is routine. Listened to all three and already wondering when the next one is! Really glad to see Canadian companies on the podcast feed.

TrinaLily ,

Amazing

Just listened to the first episode and wow... I learned so much! Can’t wait to tune in to the other episodes and continue to learn how to be a better manager - especially as I look forward in my own career and where I want to go!

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