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Are you an aspiring or emerging Leader in Engineering, Design or Product Management? Scalable Leaders is designed for Leaders in Tech, by Leaders in Tech.

    • 1 Year Membership
    • Unlimited Sessions & Support
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    Program Overview

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    Sandbox Sessions

    Weekly practice sessions allow you to handle challenging situations through role play and case studies in a safe environment.

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    Real-World Case Studies

    Learn from real-world case studies and experiences, directly applicable to the unique challenges of Leadership in Tech.

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    24/7 Community Support

    Engage with a community that supports continuous learning and growth, just like Stack Overflow for Leadership. No member gets left behind.

    Enticing Perks

    Unparalleled Flexibility

    We understand that life and work can be hectic. Our program is designed like a gym membership—join any session, anytime, and repeat until you feel confident.

    Daunting Challenges

    Expert Mentorship

    Learn from facilitators with over 10 years of experience as Leaders in Tech startups, scaleups and large corporations.

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    Practice Makes Perfect

    Accessible on Notion, updated regularly, and available for life, these tools have transformed how our alumni lead their teams and interact with their peers.

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    Leadership on Rails

    A playbook with best practices and insights from seasoned Leaders at Atlassian, Google, Zip, CultureAmp, global Top 100 HR leaders and executive coaches – so you don't have to reinvent the wheel. The frameworks you will learn are tried and tested in companies from 2 to 200,000 people, and directly applicable to the unique challenges of Tech Leadership.

    Why Mastering Leadership matters in Tech

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    Navigating the Transition

    Moving from technical roles to leadership positions in engineering, design, or product management requires a significant shift. The move can be both rewarding and stressful as you transition from focusing on individual tasks to overseeing teams and processes.

    Daunting Challenges

    Daunting Challenges

    Delegating tasks, managing expectations, fostering a positive team culture, and navigating remote work present significant challenges for tech leaders. Balancing these responsibilities while maintaining high performance can be overwhelming.

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    Impact and Responsibility

    As a Tech Leader, your influence extends beyond your immediate team to the entire organisation. The decisions you make can have a profound impact on projects, products, and the company as a whole. With great power comes great responsibility.

    Overcoming Common Pitfalls

    Overcoming Common Pitfalls

    Statistics show that a significant number of newly promoted Tech Leaders struggle or experience burnout within a short period. Recognising common pitfalls and proactively addressing them is key to long-term success.

    Enticing Perks

    Enticing Perks

    Tech Leadership often comes with appealing perks such as bonuses, equity, and exclusive access to valuable information. These incentives can make the leadership journey all the more enticing.

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    Continuous Learning and Growth

    Mastering Tech Leadership is an ongoing journey. Embracing a growth mindset, seeking mentorship, and investing in leadership development can help Tech Leaders navigate challenges and excel in their roles.

    SCALABLE LEADERS

    Statistics show that...

    Over 40% of newly promoted managers and executives fail.

    The challenges of delegating tasks, managing expectations, fostering a positive team culture, and effectively handling remote work can be daunting. It’s no surprise that over 40% of newly promoted managers and executives either fail within 18 months or step back due to burnout.

    The current state of Leadership

    Managers seen as lacking in Leadership skills by employees

    Leaders wishing they had more training before they started

    Managers who don't have any training before they start their role

    Middle Managers likely to quit their job within 12 months due to work-related stress

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    It doesn't have to be this way. This is how the Scalable Leaders Program helps.

    Your Leadership Sandbox

    The Scalable Leaders Program is the fastest, most effective way to level up as a Leader in Tech. It’s your sandbox to test and refine your skills without the risk of damaging your work relationships by ‘testing in prod’.

    Gain Skills, Playbooks, Support, and Networks

    Within weeks, you’ll handle difficult conversations with ease, clarify team objectives, make swift decisions, and enjoy less stress and more restful nights. In essence, it’s an investment in your mental health, future career, and financial success.

    • By Leaders in Tech, for Leaders in Tech
    • Enhanced Flexibility
    • Weekly Sandbox Sessions
    • 24/7 Community Support
    • Leadership on Rails

    The leadership development program that works like a gym – join any session, anytime, and repeat until you feel confident.

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    Leaders who have joined the Program say...

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    What are Sandbox Sessions?

    Practice Makes Perfect

    Each week, you’ll learn a new leadership tool from our Scalable Leader Playbook. Accessible on Notion, updated regularly, and available for life, these tools have transformed how our alumni lead their teams and interact with their peers.

    Real-World Application

    Our weekly live, virtual Sandbox Sessions offer:

    1. Discussion of real-world leadership case studies.
    2. Role-playing challenging situations.
    3. Collaborative problem-solving with other industry leaders.

    These sessions are your equivalent of a practice room for musicians or a simulator for pilots—tailored to help you excel in leadership.

    What Sets This Program Apart?

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    Led by Experienced Tech Leaders

    Our program is crafted by Leaders with extensive experience in Tech. We focus on what works specifically in Tech, cutting down on outdated practices and leveraging familiar concepts to speed up your learning.

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    Peer Learning Environment

    Join a cohort of up to 20 like-minded individuals. This size ensures meaningful connections while providing a broad spectrum of insights.

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    Grounded in Experience and Research

    Rooted in 15 years of experience in diverse Tech teams and backed by the latest leadership research, this program includes insights from Leaders at Google, Atlassian, CultureAmp, Zip, Sendle, and various startups. The Scalable Leader approach has consistently delivered results from bootstrapped startups to Fortune 500s.

    Core Topics on Rotation

    Flexible and Comprehensive

    Each session runs at least once a quarter, allowing you to join when most relevant to you and revisit topics for further practice:

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    Self Management

    Outcome-Focus & Prioritisation

    Emotional Intelligence as a Leader

    Leadership Styles

    Situational Leadership

    Building & Sustaining Confidence

    Building A Profile Inside a Company

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    Building & Scaling Teams

    Hiring & Retaining High Performers

    Managing Remote & Hybrid Teams

    Onboarding New Hires

    When & How to Delegate

    Developing & Coaching People

    Letting People Go, without Burning Bridges

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    Culture and Conflict

    Fostering Psychological Safety

    Managing Conflict

    Creating An Engaging Team Culture

    Escalating Conflict

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    Feedback and Expectations

    Receiving & Managing Feedback

    Managing Up, Down & Sideways

    Giving Feedback, Good & Bad

    Setting Expectations

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    1 Year Membership

    All Inclusive / Unlimited Sessions / Unlimited Support

    Only $58/ Week

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    • Lifelong access to evidence-based Playbook and Templates
    • Join Any Sandbox Session
    • (multiple options every week, during and outside of business hours)
    • Real World Leadership Case Studies
    • Unlimited Support via Whatsapp for the duration of your membership
    • Access to Exclusive Community of Leaders in Tech
    • Certificate of Completion
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    Per Year

    1 Year Membership

    All Inclusive / Unlimited Sessions / Unlimited Support

    Only $58/ Week

    Paid Annually
    Join Now
    • Lifelong access to evidence-based Playbook and Templates
    • Join Any Sandbox Session
    • (multiple options every week, during and outside of business hours)
    • Real World Leadership Case Studies
    • Unlimited Support via Whatsapp for the duration of your membership
    • Access to Exclusive Community of Leaders in Tech
    • Certificate of Completion

    1 Year Membership

    All Inclusive / Unlimited Sessions / Unlimited Support. Join any time!

    $2,990/Per Year

    What's included?
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    • Lifelong access to evidence-based Playbook and Templates (e.g. for difficult conversations): Mastering Leadership in Tech
    • Weekly Sandbox Sessions (virtual)
    • 20 Leadership Case Studies
    • Unlimited Support via Whatsapp for the duration of the program
    • Access to Network of Tech Leaders
    • Certificate of Completion

    Reviews from our members

    I feel more confident and became much more intentional about the relationship with my manager. I also have the resources now to tackle difficult situations.

    Lucie Gordon
    Head of Design | Palo IT

    Ben can say things you already know in a way that resonates and make you understand it even better.

    Daniel Tome
    Engineering Manager | Qantas

    It’s been focused and personal. The content has been awesome too. Very reassuring and validating. Definitely a safe space.

    Mitchel Woods
    Product Manager | Fresh Clinics

    After 2 sessions, I already started changing the way I lead my team through different situations. The way I think about leadership has matured.

    Andi Putra
    Lead Software Engineer | Qantas

    Really liked the role play, it was super effective.

    Jackie Rabec
    Head of Product | Google

    Ben has a wonderful approach to leading the discussion and making one think. He redirects you to points and areas, you may have overlooked. It is thought-provoking.

    Anand Murthy
    QA Lead | Qantas

    I became much more proactive on managing up, and more confident with different leadership styles.

    Benjamin Xiao-Vance
    Engineering Lead

    Great theory, concepts, scenarios and touchpoints.

    Phillip Yuen
    Product Manager | Strongroom AI

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