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In this episode of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Pat Kua, engineering leadership coach, about the different flavors of tech leadership. Pat and Jean discuss: Different archetypes of tech leadership, including engineering managers, staff engineers, tech leads, and senior ICs. The importance of influence without au…
 
In this episode of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Dan Na, Senior Engineering Manager at Squarespace, about pushing through friction. Dan and Jean chat about: The inevitable friction that arises in fast-growing teams and companies Mindsets for thinking about pushing through friction as part of the job The normaliza…
 
Happy Halloween! We're celebrating like we do every year, with a special episode of some spooktacular listener stories!! Grab your seasonally appropriate snacks and settle in. Thank you to our patrons! Find us at Patreon.com/ThisPodcastIsHaunted Twitter: @Haunted_Pod Instagram: @ThisPodcastIsHaunted Facebook: This Podcast is Haunted Discussion Grou…
 
We're taking a mental trip to New Zealand this week while we discuss haunted theaters, men who had it coming, and why Jen was bullied in high school. Cue up "Concerning Hobbits" and tune in! Thank you to our patrons! Find us at Patreon.com/ThisPodcastIsHaunted Twitter: @Haunted_Pod Instagram: @ThisPodcastIsHaunted Facebook: This Podcast is Haunted …
 
In this episode of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Jessie Duan, Chief of Staff to the CTO at Roblox, about the Chief of Staff role. They discuss: What the Chief of Staff role looks like and the different kinds of work it entails How the role is similar and different to past roles like engineering manager and tech l…
 
In this episode of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Kate Heddleston, Senior Engineering Manager at Samsara, about how to manage burnout on your engineering team. Kate and Jean discuss: What is burnout, and what does it look like in its early stages How to talk to teammates about activities that energizes or drains t…
 
Kicking off Season 3 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Jennifer Kim, startup advisor and founder of Startup Recruiting Bootcamp, about how startups can hire better. Jen and Jean discuss: The current hiring environment that has shifted in favor of candidates What candidates are looking for when they read your job d…
 
This week it's part 2 of our series on historical labor issues that turned deadly! Cate talks with Steve Lehto about the Italian Hall Disaster in Calumet, Michigan. You can find Steve Lehto on Youtube: Steve Lehto Twitter: @stevelehto and at lehtoslaw.com Thank you to our Patreon patrons! You can find us at Patreon.com/ThisPodcastIsHaunted Twitter:…
 
We are back and more radical than ever! We had so much content that we had to split it into a 2-parter! So this week Jen tells the classic tale of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire and gets real heated about labor issues. Thank you to our wonderful Patreon patrons! You can find us at Patreon.com/ThisPodcastIsHaunted Twitter: @Haunted_Pod Instagr…
 
In Season 2, Episode 12 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Ellen Wong, Director of Engineering at Calm, on practical advice for working on hybrid teams. Ellen and Jean discuss: The questions you should be asking when interviewing for a remote or hybrid team. Having the team (and not just the manager) feel ownership…
 
In this very first live episode of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, Range’s VP of Engineering, chats with Sarah Milstein, VP of Engineering at ConvertKit, about how to set remote and hybrid teams up for success. Sarah and Jean discuss: The biggest challenges hybrid and remote teams face Tactical tips for making hybrid meeting inclusive The importance of …
 
In Season 2, Episode 10 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Jack Danger, VP of Engineering at Pathstream, about technical debt — when to take it on, when and how to pay it down, and how to think about it. Jack and Jean discuss: How to think about technical debt as you might think about financial debt - when do you t…
 
In Season 2, Episode 9 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Indrajit Khare on what it's like to be at a startup acquired by Google. Indrajit was a lead engineer at Bump when it was acquired by Google, where he led the engineering team that built Google Photos and scaled it from 0 to 1 billion users. Indrajit and Jean…
 
In Season 2, Episode 8 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Beau Lebens, Head of Engineering of WooCommerce at Automattic, about meetups for distributed teams. Beau has been at Automattic for over 12 years, a company which has been fully distributed and pre-pandemic, had regular in-person team meetups for team bondin…
 
In Season 2, Episode 7 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Lynne Tye, about how the engineering hiring landscape has changed over the past year and predictions for the months to come. Lynne is the founder of Key Values, a company that helps engineers find new roles on teams that are aligned with their own values. Ly…
 
In Season 2, Episode 6 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Chris Bee, CTO at Lessen, about the common behaviors of effective engineering leaders. Chris and Jean discuss: The difficulty in delegating and letting go of control - and why it's so important Dialing in your judgement in making decisions that keep the busi…
 
In Season 2, Episode 5 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Rachael Stedman, engineering manager at Asana, about IC manager work, or work that engineering managers do outside of directly supporting their team. Rachael and Jean chat about: When to focus on supporting your team as a manager, versus investing in longer-…
 
Happy summer! We're breaking in with a special bonus episode with some very special guests! Sean and Sinéad Persaud, the brilliant brother-sister writing team behind Shipwrecked Comedy! They are Kickstarting a new project called Headless: a Sleepy Hollow Story a comedic reimagining of the classic American legend. We were so geeked to talk with Sean…
 
In Season 2, Episode 4 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, talks to Sumeet Arora, Chief Development Officer at ThoughtSpot, about the challenges of moving on after a long stint at a large tech company. Sumeet joined Cisco almost straight out of school and spent over two decades there, growing his career and the company. More r…
 
In Season 2, Episode 3 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, talks to Kim Scott, author of Radical Candor and Just Work, about privilege and the importance of building for systemic justice. Kim and Jean discuss: The three revelations that led Kim down the path of working on Just Work The importance of intentionally building for …
 
In Season 2, Episode 2 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, talks to Tess Rinearson, VP of Engineering at Interchain, about advice for early career engineering managers. Tess became an engineering manager at 24 and noted that she's been solicited for advice for even younger engineering managers - some as young as 21. Tess and J…
 
In Season 2, Episode 1 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, talks to Camille Fournier, Managing Director of Two Sigma and author of The Manager’s Path, about boring stuff — specifically building boring tech and making boring plans. Camille and Jean discuss: Limited innovation tokens and how to decide where to spend them (hint: …
 
On this week's season finale, we were joined by friend of the pod Carrie Overgaard and magician John Kippen to talk about one of the most magical places on earth, the Magic Castle! Fantastic guests, history, ghosts, and magic. What more could we ever ask for? Find John Kippen's TED talk and more on his website, johnkippen.com Catch Carrie on TikTok…
 
Wrapping up Series 1 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VPE at Range, chats with Marc Hedlund about the topic of sponsorship, and how to do it in a way that actually makes a difference. Marc has been an engineering leader at companies such as Mailchimp, Skyliner, and Stripe. He also is a Director for Code2040, a non-profit that works to bring under-repr…
 
In Episode 11 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Harper Reed about how meetings can give everyone a voice in team meetings. Harper is currently CEO of Galactic. Formerly he was CEO of Modest, which was acquired by Paypal, and CTO of Obama for America. Host note: Harper and I originally met at FooCamp in 2013, when …
 
In Episode 10 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Akhil Gupta — formerly VP of Engineering and GM at Dropbox — about how to navigate uncertainty when transitioning to higher impact roles. How do you know when you’re ready for that next role? How do you fill in gaps, and when do you take the leap? Akhil started his c…
 
In Episode 9 of Lead Time Chats, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Katie Wilde, VP of Engineering at Buffer and co-author of "The Holloway Guide to Remote Work," about supporting your team's mental health — and your own — in what feels like this final pandemic stretch. Jean and Katie discuss: The difficulty of sitting with a sense of…
 
Uma Chingunde (VP of Engineering at Render) and Jean Hsu (VP of Engineering at Range) chat candidly about onboarding into their first-time VP of Engineering roles — during the pandemic, with kids distance learning at home! Jean and Uma discuss: Directly reporting to the CEO as a VP of Engineering and how the role compares to other engineering leade…
 
In this episode, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Kaya Thomas, senior software engineer at Calm, about common challenges that early career engineers face. Jean and Kaya chat about: Overcoming some of the stigmas of being an early career engineer How to negotiate your first full-time job offer, especially if you have more experience …
 
In this episode, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Lara Hogan, author of Resilient Management, about how engineering managers can lead effectively a year into a global pandemic, even when they may be struggling. Jean and Lara chat about: Leaning into one-way asynchronous communication as much as possible — especially for announcement…
 
In this episode, Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Gergely Orosz — formerly at Uber, Skyscanner, and Skype — about the decision to go into management. Jean and Gergely chat about: Why Gergely thought management was LAME - and resisted becoming a manager The huge contrast between becoming an “accidental manager” at a startup and becom…
 
Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Juan Pablo Buriticá, most recently Head of LatAm Engineering at Stripe, about the common pitfalls engineering managers make at high-growth startups. Jean and Juan Pablo discuss: The difference between being a manager at a high-growth startup vs. a larger, more established company The importance of un…
 
Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, chats with Cate Huston, Engineering Director at DuckDuckGo and raccoon enthusiast 🦝 about working with an external coach. Jean and Cate discuss: The role of a external coach compared to a manager The benefits of working with an external coach, especially over multiple jobs What a good fit feels like when lookin…
 
Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, talks to Duretti Hirpa, a principal engineer at Zipper, about mentoring and coaching junior and mid-level engineers. Jean and Duretti discuss: What junior and mid-level engineers most need. Why women and people of color can't always take the advice they're given What it means to be over-mentored and under-spons…
 
Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range, talks to Will Larson, CTO at Calm, about getting into management early in his career and how it impacted his professional evolution and his books An Elegant Puzzle: Systems of Engineering Management and Staff Engineer: Leadership Beyond the Management Track. Jean and Will discuss: Negotiating their first tech j…
 
Watch out for your head! This week we're talking about the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror! Get ready for ghosts, guillotines, and goths! Thank you to our patrons! You can find us at Patreon.com/ThisPodcastIsHaunted Twitter: @Haunted_Pod Instagram: @ThisPodcastIsHaunted Facebook: This Podcast is Haunted Discussion Group Email: ThisPodcast…
 
That's right! This week we're talking about the spookiest small town that became a major battle of the US Civil War! Grab your hardtack and chickory coffee and gather 'round the campfire. Thank you to our patrons! Find us at Patreon.com/ThisPodcastIsHaunted Twitter: @Haunted_Pod Instagram: @ThisPocastIsHaunted Facebook: This Podcast is Haunted Disc…
 
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