- Giving critical feedback or having difficult conversations
- Assessing whether a product is ready for launch
- Designing and executing a realistic roadmap
- Setting good goals with accountability
- Building viable new products
- Managing a team during “war time” versus “peace time”
- Defining quality
- Determining who to hire
- Understanding people’s skills, strengths, and growth trajectories
Helping people reach a common goal
- Listening and learning about people’s aspirations and frustrations.
- Mentoring and advising, generally in the form of providing frameworks rather than here’s-what-you-should-be-doing’s (which is a whole topic for another time).
- Designing better and more efficient ways for people to communicate, work, or learn.
- Context-switching often in your day-to-day.
- Playing a key role in the flow of communication (writing, sharing, meeting, presenting).
- Owning the outcome of the team’s successes and failures, even if you won’t make all the decisions yourself.
note : not mine and nor I wanted to take credit on this points. I took this note awhile ago and unfortunately didn’t put the source link.