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 the habits, thought patterns, and experiences that have helped them become the leaders they are today.
How to Build a Portfolio of Influence and Pay Attention to Potential (with Hareem Mannan, Head of Design & Group Product Manager at Segment)
In episode 53, Hareem Mannan shares how to build a portfolio of influence that can impact an entire organization and how to pay attention to potential rather than requirements.
Hareem is the Director of Product Design and Group Product Manager at Segment.
In this episode, Hareem shares her journey from being an individual contributor to becoming a manager and how that process was not a career upgrade, but instead a whole new role!
You will also hear Hareem’s insights on how she embraces experimentation as a manager and switching her hiring approach led her to experience a game-changing unblocker!
Tune in to hear all about Hareem’s leadership journey and the lessons learned along the way!
Manage Systems, Lead People: How to Multiply Team Strengths and Delegate Rigorously with Pat Kua (Founder, Tech Lead Academy)
In episode 52, Pat Kua shares how and why you should be multiplying others on your team (and what that means!)
Pat Kua is a technology leader with over 20 years of experience and the author of the Level Up leadership newsletter. Today, Pat is the author of three books and runs the Tech Lead Academy, offering online training for technical leaders.
In this episode, we talk about sustaining your role to avoid burnout and the difference between managing things and leading people.
Tune in to this episode to hear Pat’s early management mistakes and what he has learned throughout his leadership career.
Growth & Graduation: Embracing Failure and Building Manageable Habits with Daniel Saks (President and Co-CEO of AppDirect)
In episode #51, Daniel Saks shares why it’s important to encourage failure and risk, and allow for others to share their lessons learned.
Daniel Saks is the President and Co-CEO of AppDirect. He is also the host of the Decoding Digital Podcast.
In this episode, Daniel also talks about what peak performance philosophy means and how your team members can perform at their best.
Tune in to hear about Daniel’s productivity hacks and his habits that help improve cognitive capacity.
How Shopify’s President Builds Highly Effective Teams: Special Anniversary of Supermanagers with Harley Finkelstein (President of Shopify)
In our 50th episode of Supermanagers, Harley Finkelstein shares how he builds highly effective teams.
Harley began his first company selling and designing t-shirts when he was just 17 years old. He pursued his law career and worked at a Toronto law firm before deciding to pursue his passion for entrepreneurship. Today, Harley is the President of Shopify.
In this episode, Harley shares how vulnerability is a super power and also talks about self awareness and delegation.
Harley also discusses how he leaves breadcrumbs while recruiting and why you always need to be on the search for great leaders.
Tune in to our 50th episode to hear from Harley Finkelstein!
Efficient One-on-Ones and Diligent Hiring: How to Become a Trustworthy Manager with Mark Horstman (Co-founder and Host of Manager Tools)
In episode 49, Mark Horstman shares how to become a trustworthy manager.
Mark Horstman is the Co-founder and Host of Manager Tools, a podcast with more than 1500 episodes.
With an impressive career history, Mark has been an Army officer, a sales and marketing executive at Procter and Gamble and has delivered his training in The White House.
In this episode, Mark emphasizes the importance of being trustworthy as a manager... and how trust is measured by the quantity and the quality of your communication.
Mark also shares why new positions should be hard to fill and having more one-on-ones will result in less management and more time in your calendars.
Tune in to hear all about Mark’s leadership journey and the lessons learned along the way!
Ruthless Prioritization: Using Clarity, Intention, and OKRs with Amanda Goetz (Founder of House of Wise)
In episode #48, Amanda Goetz explains why you must ruthlessly prioritize your time and your energy.
Amanda Goetz is the former VP of Marketing at The Knot and today she is the Founder of House of Wise, a luxury CBD brand for women.
In this episode, we talk with Amanda about the importance of clarity and the necessity that is, Directly Responsibility Individuals for campaigns and projects.
Amanda also explains her “What by When” tactic for operational excellence... and why OKRs are crucial to the success of your team.
Tune in to learn how Amanda ruthlessly prioritizes to stay in a state of flow and shares her Start, Stop, Continue framework for giving and receiving feedback.
Super high value content for remote managers
I truly haven’t listened to an episode from Supermanagers that disappoints.
I keep the “notes app” open on my phone when I’m listening to the show since I’m constantly learning new things that I want to implement.
I highly recommend this show to anyone who wants to up their hard and soft skills as a manager.
Congrats to the team producing the show!
Great content guys. High value
Amazing leadership tips
Insightful podcast with amazing tips and tricks to step up your game and become an inspiring leader for your team.