The Only Management Podcast
For Software Developers

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​Each week I interview software developers who have become team leads and managers.

We talk about the mistakes and successes they have made along the way, and I get their top advice.​

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Check Out the Latest Podcast Shows:
MSP 006 : Career Advancement Hacking with Josh Doody
Today I’m interviewing Josh Doody and boy what a great interview. Josh has some excellent advice across a whole range[...]
MSP 005 : Being Hands On vs Being Strategic with Rebecca Murphey
Today I’m interviewing Rebecca Murphey. At the time of the recording Rebecca had recently transitioned from a developer into a[...]
MSP 004 : Taking Charge of One’s Destiny with Kate Matsudaira
Today I'm interviewing Kate Matsudaira who has had a lot of experience in big corporates, through startups and crowdfunding. Kate[...]
MSP 003 : Practical Ideas for the Creative Manager with Jurgen Appelo
Today I'm interviewing Jurgen Appelo and he has some very interesting ideas around activities one can do to help better[...]
MSP 002 : The Importance of Feedback and Coaching with Johanna Rothman
Today I’m excited to be interviewing Johanna Rothman. Her book "Behind Closed Doors: Secrets to Great Management" was pivotal when[...]
MSP 001 : Introducing the Managing Smartly Podcast
Today I’m excited to be introducing The Managing Smartly Podcast! This is the first show of what I’m hoping will[...]


About your Host

Hi, I'm Kestrel. I've been in the world of software development for over 14 years and recently been a manager for around four years. I'm passionate about helping software developers become managers -- ideally without all the roadblocks and setbacks I experienced. That's why I started the Managing Smartly Podcast so be sure to click the orange button above to get notified when new shows are released.

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