When I reflect on my first management job, I would have been lost without my manager’s relentless support and guidance. I have made every mistake in the book (and then some.) As I confronted new challenges, he would sit me down, offer empathy, and give advice that always helped.

Recently, I was asked which contribution of mine to Flatiron is my proudest. The answer came easily — it is the time I’ve gotten to spend emotionally supporting managers and coaching their growth. …

Gil Shklarski

Startup advisor, mentor, and investor. Formerly, CTO at Flatiron Health (acq. by Roche) from inception to a thriving culture of 350 technologists.

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