The First 90 Days with Tessa Mero

12 July, 2022

08:15 Pacific/16:15 UK

Tessa Mero joins Matthew and Ramón to share how the book The First 90 Days has influenced her career in DevRel.

During their discussion, they cover:

  • 02:55: How meeting with an executive coach has helped Tessa frame her DevRel career progression
  • 07:20: The idea of achieving break even in a new role
  • 10:10: How to handle getting promoted to a position where you manage people you’ve previously been working with
  • 16:11: Is it harder for DevRel people to reach break even due to needing to learn the vendor’s technology?
  • 27:49: Preparing yourself for a transition and making sure you don’t transfer wholesale the things that worked at your last job
  • 31:49: Non-obvious things learned from moving to new roles
  • 40:20: Understanding how more senior roles affect the weight people give to your requests.

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