Masterclass: Career Crafting - Dare, Prepare, Share with Lena Pejgan Wiberg

Later today @gwendiagram hosts another brilliant Masterclass with @pejgan, on Career Crafting - Dare, Prepare, Share.

They’ll be an excellent set of questions and typically we won’t always get time for them to be answered. However, we’ll add any questions we didn’t get to here for Lena to answer. Plus I’ll share links to all the things shared. :ninja_brown:

And if you’d like to continue the conversation, this thread is an excellent place to do that. Share resources and follow up with success stories from your learnings! :chart_with_upwards_trend:

A recording of the Masterclass will be made available. Look out for it on the Masterclasses Page in the coming days. :movie_camera:


Things to explore from the session

Questions covered during the session

  • What would you suggest for someone who wants to progress, but feels like there is a crossroads between going into management, and being more technical?
  • How did you learn how to listen? Did you find any resources that were helpful to teach you?
  • How often do you share your plan with others? Is it embarrassing to discover your goals have changed after you’ve shared them?
  • What advantages (or challenges) have you seen for people who are inventing their own role instead of moving into a role that already exists?
  • How to find a coach ?
  • What advice would you give to someone who is completely uncomfortable sharing their ambitions with anyone?
  • How to look for a mentor out of workplace?
  • Should I stay in a company which decided to create a role for me just so that I dont move to another company? If yes how or if should I ask for compensation in pay slab?
  • What are the toughest problems you are currently faced with as an EM?
  • Where is the engineering manager community?