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Management Essentials for Developing People Leaders

January 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Hello leaders!
As startups grow, you may have moved quickly into leadership role where you’re managing teams, and sometimes even managing managers for the first time. As a new manager there’s a lot to know, so why not speed up your learning curve? Reverb has created this manager boot-camp to provide practical tips and hands-on experience helping you improve team engagement, learn to coach your direct reports, and foster innovation. As a bonus, you will also build a network of peers in Seattle’s startup community!

First time or new managers working at startups, managers who want a refresh on good management fundamentals, and anyone preparing to transition into management for the first time.

“Our team at Fujisan Marketing is growing which means we have new and newly promoted managers. They’ve all attended Reverb’s interactive one day workshop, Management Essentials for Developing People Leaders. The result is that we’re better at coaching, delegation, and holding others accountable. I’d strongly recommend this class to other startups.” – Preston Parshall, CEO & Founder of Fujisan Marketing

Learning Outcomes:
-Identify and leverage each team member’s intrinsic motivation.
-Delegate, follow up, and hold others accountable.
-Engage in proactive coaching conversations to ensure success and follow up to reinforce success and/or course correct quickly and constructively.
-Foster a culture of innovation by creating space for ideas, demanding people’s best work, and generating rapid learning cycles.
-Navigate the challenges of being promoted over peers, and how to effectively manage teams you used to be part of.

Facilitator- Gary Ford
With over 20 years developing leaders, Gary Ford has created a toolkit of practical tools for new and seasoned managers. Past clients of Gary’s include Amazon, Expedia, Pokémon, HTC, Theo Chocolate, Blue Kai, Blast Radius and Nintendo.


Reverb and Madrona Talent