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Peer Check Podcast and Video: Why Engineering Leaders Need to Build Strong Relationships

April 14, 2022



Episode 4 (April 14, 2022) of Peer Check Podcast and Video features StarFish Medical Program Manager, Leila Kheradpir, talking with host Adam Keating about Why Engineering Leaders Need to Build Strong Relationships.

– How building strong relationships is vital to succeeding as a leader
– The differences between a technical manager and a people manager
– Why true leaders need to be big-picture thinkers

All great engineering managers have one thing in common: they know how to build strong relationships. Those relationships become the key to unlocking career progression, building trust, and earning the authority to implement new methods.

About Colab and Peer Check

CoLab works together as one team, united by a single mission and a simple truth: engineers deserve better tools. peer Check is a podcast hosted by CEO, Adam Keating, for engineering leaders who want to challenge the status quo by finding better ways for design teams to work together.

Each episode features a conversation with an industry leader about how they’re innovating and the concrete steps they took to do it. If you’re looking to improve your team’s communication, collaboration, and decision-making, this is the place for you.

About StarFish Medical

Empowering Medtech Innovation®
StarFish Medical is a full service Medical Device Design company offering design, development, and manufacturing services based in Toronto and Victoria. We use our Pathfinder™ process to reduce wasted effort and increase success for medical device product definition, technical engineering, and product development. Prototype and volume production are delivered within an ISO 13485 certified Quality Management System, manufacturing and clean room facilities.

StarFish Medical received Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures for 2021 award in the Growth category from Waterstone Human Capital. This national program annually recognizes best-in-class Canadian organizations for having cultures that have helped enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage.

Scott Phillips, founder and CEO of StarFish Medical, has been architecting the StarFish culture for 22 years. “The core of our HR philosophy is to enable employees to do the best work of their lives in the service of client success. Our guiding principles help us make the right decisions as we seek the right wise tradeoffs to achieve those aims.”  We’re hiring! Check out our Careers Page for current opportunities.

StarFish Medical media contact:

Mike Camplin

250.388.3537 x210

[email protected]

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