Lenny's Podcast: Product | Growth | Career cover image

Lenny's Podcast: Product | Growth | Career

The engineering mindset | Will Larson (Carta, Stripe, Uber, Calm, Digg)

Jan 7, 2024
0
01:16:53
Snipd AI
Will Larson, CTO at Carta and author of engineering career books, discusses systems thinking, treating engineers like adults, measuring developer productivity, the impact of writing on his career, developing company values, and his upcoming book release.
Read more

Podcast summary created with Snipd AI

Quick takeaways

  • Engineers should be treated as peers and given responsibilities and opportunities for growth.
  • Systems thinking involves considering stocks and flows in a given system and understanding how they interact.

Deep dives

Understanding the importance of treating engineers as peers

The speaker emphasizes that engineers should be treated as peers and given responsibilities and opportunities for growth. Sheltering them from important work can hinder their development.

Get the Snipd
podcast app

Unlock the knowledge in podcasts with the podcast player of the future.
App store bannerPlay store banner

AI-powered
podcast player

Listen to all your favourite podcasts with AI-powered features

Discover
highlights

Listen to the best highlights from the podcasts you love and dive into the full episode

Save any
moment

Hear something you like? Tap your headphones to save it with AI-generated key takeaways

Share
& Export

Send highlights to Twitter, WhatsApp or export them to Notion, Readwise & more

AI-powered
podcast player

Listen to all your favourite podcasts with AI-powered features

Discover
highlights

Listen to the best highlights from the podcasts you love and dive into the full episode