Leemay Nassery

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

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I’m a software architect in an org that doesn’t need one. How can I make myself useful?

Oct. 10, 2022 2:41 pm

I’m a software architect in an org that doesn’t need one. How can I make myself useful?

If you can’t find opportunities, then start creating them, engineering manager Leemay Nassery advises in this edition of The Lossless Leader.
Help! My employer is suddenly requiring a return to office. Should I quit?

Aug. 9, 2022 11:10 am

Help! My employer is suddenly requiring a return to office. Should I quit?

First, ask: Why the change after two years of successful remote work? Engineering manager Leemay Nassery advises in this edition of The Lossless Leader.
Get me out of this pointless weekly meeting, please

Jun. 16, 2022 2:02 pm

Get me out of this pointless weekly meeting, please

There are two obvious options: Suggest the meeting just be canceled, or be proactive and seek an agenda ahead of time. Engineering manager Leemay Nassery advises on both in this edition of The Lossless Leader.
Help! My on-call rotation sucks!

May 26, 2022 12:02 pm

Help! My on-call rotation sucks!

Taking time away to develop a top-notch on-call plan might seem counterintuitive. But, as engineering manager Leemay Nassery advises in this edition of The Lossless Leader, it could save your team (and you) from problems down the road.
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 engineering 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 engineering 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 engineering 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 engineering 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 engineering 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.