The Happy Engineer | Career Success for Engineering Leadership

Updated: 20 May 2024 • 170 episodes
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The Happy Engineer helps engineering leaders reach the next level without suffering burnout - because success without fulfillment is failure. You will discover how to redefine work/life balance and lead with purpose, while accelerating your next promotion. Bring a growth mindset, engineers... It's time for personal development before technical development, emotional intelligence (EQ) before IQ, and coaching to crush your comfort zone! If you find yourself asking questions like these, then this show is for you: * How do I decide between a technical career path or management? Can I ever go back? * How do I reignite passion and purpose in my engineering career (or just stop dreading Monday)? * Why am I not getting promoted to Manager / Director / VP (and my peers are)? * How can I increase my salary and total compensation faster? * What should I do if I want to change discipline, industry, or even leave engineering? * What does it take to move from engineering to entrepreneurship? * WHY AM I SO UNHAPPY??? Your host, Zach White, knows how frustrating building your engineering career can be. As an engineer himself, he climbed the corporate ladder. He's seen (and survived) it all. He's felt stuck, been burned out from 80-hour weeks, suffered under a bad boss, and had his career plan thwarted multiple times by corporate reorgs. You know the worst part? He lived below his full potential. Ultimately Zach found incredible success in his career, but it was not without trials, failure, and a rock-bottom experience with burnout. Each week, the former engineering leader, now turned CEO and sought-after Lifestyle Engineering Coach, will help you create an action plan to level up your career while designing a life you love. Enjoy inspiring conversations with experts from all corners of industry and life. Learn how to overcome any career obstacle you face. Get off the road to burnout. Build your career. Balance your life. BE HAPPY!

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Have you ever felt frustrated when your brilliant ideas at work weren't taken seriously?   Listen now and discover the secrets to making your ideas impossible to ignore!   > Full Show Notes, Resources, & More   ============================   When you’re ready, here are three ways I can help you build your engineering c

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Do you need a roadmap into, or OUT of, engineering middle management? You’re not alone.   These are some of the toughest jobs in your career, in some ways harder than being Vice President.   So listen now for how to win as an engineering manager!!   > Full Show Notes, Resources, & More   ============================  

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Are you getting lost in leadership theories without seeing real changes in your team?   Listen now and shift from concepts to action!   > Full Show Notes, Resources, & More   ============================   When you’re ready, here are three ways I can help you build your engineering career:   1. Engineering Career Accel

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Toxic culture. Toxic positivity. Toxic bosses. Toxic (fill-in-the-blank).   Engineering leaders are faced with toxicity in forms we didn’t even have labels for 20 years ago.   Listen now for a simple solution to the culture crisis at work!   > Full Show Notes, Resources, & More   ============================   When you

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Engineering managers have high IQ, and great memories.  But, has your memory trapped you in the comfort zone of "I already know that..." ???   Listen now and don’t forget it!   ============================   When you’re ready, here are three ways I can help you build your engineering career:   1. Engineering Career Acc

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Is it possible to find a job totally aligned with your deepest passions in engineering and leadership?   What if it were possible to create that job from scratch?    Listen up, because my guest proves you can!   ============================   When you’re ready, here are three ways I can help you build your engineering

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