Building a safe, collaborative, thoughtful, stimulating, productive, innovative, and effective team requires a safe, collaborative, thoughtful, stimulating, productive, innovative, and effective culture.

The Google Aristotle project revealed this insight: “For a team to be effective, members need to work really well together.” For that to occur, you need a safe team culture for team members to be able to be themselves and feel safe. Safe enough to voice their opinions. Safe to disagree with you and each other, and bring up half-baked ideas and questions without being mocked or silenced.

They need an environment where they can say “I don’t know how to do this” or “I need help”. If you make a mistake, you shouldn’t be afraid of the consequences.

My top 3 favorite benefits of psychologically safe workplaces are:

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“Empower don’t micromanage, but also be productive and result oriented. Deliver on time, and under budget, while building happy and fulfilled teams. Grow your career but also grow your team members’ careers.” — Seems like a bunch of oxymorons.

But these are some of the responsibilities of a manager. As you can see, there are managerial tasks intertwined with leadership concepts.

Abstract leadership concepts are hard to follow for new managers or any manager. So how do we adopt the idea of Management Through Leadership, and start combining management and leadership to influence a great outcome without controlling every aspect of the journey?

I believe these first 3 steps can help you to start managing through leadership.

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This blog is my attempt to introduce the concept of Management Through Leadership, share my personal experience as an Engineering Manager and people leader, and Emphasize the extremely important role managers play in helping employees have successful and fulfilling careers, helping companies deliver successful products, and finally redefining and reevaluating the 9-to-5 line of work.

If you are a manager, I hope you understand the importance of your role.

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Thank you!

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