Leemay Nassery

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Leemay Nassery is an engineering manager at Etsy. She lives in Philadelphia, writes The Lossless Leader advice column and has never seen Star Wars.

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How can my dev team increase adoption for platform migrations?

Apr. 20, 2022 7:30 am

How can my dev team increase adoption for platform migrations?

"Software engineering isn't supposed to be a drag, yet we often make it drag." Here's engineer manager Leemay Nassery's advice on getting commitment to join the migration effort ... if you really need to do it at all.
I have so many ideas! How come I can’t get buy-in, ever?

Mar. 31, 2022 11:37 am

I have so many ideas! How come I can’t get buy-in, ever?

Want to advocate for a new user-facing feature? Maybe you've identified ways to reduce major pain points of a project? In the latest edition of advice column The Lossless Leader, find engineer manager Leemay Nassery's advice on getting your proposals heard by leadership.
My performance review was great. My raise was not. How should I handle?

Mar. 4, 2022 2:45 pm

My performance review was great. My raise was not. How should I handle?

Cue "9 to 5": In the latest edition of advice column The Lossless Leader, find engineer manager Leemay Nassery's advice on controlling what you can in a frustrating work scenario.
All of my bosses just quit. Am I on a sinking ship?

Jan. 12, 2022 11:25 am

All of my bosses just quit. Am I on a sinking ship?

Cue "Move On Up" by Curtis Mayfield: In the latest edition of advice column The Lossless Leader, find engineer manager Leemay Nassery's advice on how to figure out if you should stay or go.
I know my boss doesn’t like me. I can manage, but is this career limiting?

Dec. 17, 2021 10:05 am

I know my boss doesn’t like me. I can manage, but is this career limiting?

You have three options. In the latest edition of advice column The Lossless Leader, find engineer manager Leemay Nassery's advice on navigating a tricky work relationship with a power imbalance.
I’m a technologist in a non-technical role. How do I keep my skills sharp?

Nov. 18, 2021 7:30 am

I’m a technologist in a non-technical role. How do I keep my skills sharp?

In the latest edition of advice column The Lossless Leader, find four practical ways to get that technical mojo back so you can ultimately gain the confidence to find a gig that better suits your interests.
I love my team but the job is boring. Should I stay or go?

Oct. 27, 2021 5:16 pm

I love my team but the job is boring. Should I stay or go?

In the first edition of her advice column, The Lossless Leader, engineering manager Leemay Nassery gives you permission to "roam if you want to," aka look for more challenging — and fulfilling — tech roles.
Build your engineering team like the ’90s Chicago Bulls

Jun. 25, 2021 12:57 pm

Build your engineering team like the ’90s Chicago Bulls

Are you a Phil Jackson, a Michael Jordan, a Scottie Pippen or a Dennis Rodman? A mix of these personalities or archetypes can ultimately make your tech team successful, writes engineering manager Leemay Nassery.
What NBC’s new show ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ gets right — and wrong — about being a female dev

Jan. 30, 2020 1:27 pm

What NBC’s new show ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ gets right — and wrong — about being a female dev

It's not perfect, but the song-and-dance-centric dramedy is bringing women in tech to the forefront, writes Engineering Manager Leemay Nassery.
How to be a (better) human in tech

Jan. 9, 2020 1:35 pm

How to be a (better) human in tech

Engineering Manager Leemay Nassery shares her experiences as a woman in tech — and how she wants to see the industry change so other women don't feel the need to leave it.

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