Episode 19 | Transitioning From a Holacracy to a Strong Engineering Leadership Culture with Katie Wilde from Ambassador Labs

Developing Leadership

Mar 22 2022 • 42 mins

Katie Wilde, the VP of Engineering at Ambassador Labs, joins us to spill the tea on Holacracy and decentralized management systems. Find out why these organizational structures don’t work for companies building software and how they can drive your best people away.

Katie also shared how her previous company, Buffer, transitioned from a Holacracy into a strong engineering leadership culture, through goal-oriented 1:1s, effective feedback, and creating a strong sense of responsibility among its leaders.

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