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Episode 145 | Kestrel Blackmore - Force Multiplier

Episode 145 | Kestrel Blackmore - Force Multiplier


Kestrel Blackmore

Kestrel Blackmore talks with Dave Rael about priorities, family, impact, humanity, and leading teams

Kestrel Blackmore is the founder of where he helps software developers become managers. He hosts a weekly management podcast where he interviews developers, who have already made the leap into management, to gain insight on the mistakes and successes they have made along the way.


0:28 - Dave introduces the show and Kestrel Blackmore2:50 - Life in Australia4:57 - Kestrel's definition of value7:16 - Kestrel's Managing Smartly site, brand, and podcast10:13 - Transitioning into management14:43 - Building Teams17:43 - The things that "light Kestrel up21:27 - How Kestrel got started in software23:49 - Kestrel's story of failure - underestimating a task and hiding the impact, prioritizing work over family29:35 - K