Career management

The Hardest, Shortest, Lesson Becoming a Manager

There’s something we all talk about in becoming a manager – and that’s the process of writing less code. We bemoan it because it’s hard to let go of that part of our identity. But also because it’s so quantifiable. Today I wrote X lines of code. Today I deleted Y lines of code. Today I […]


New Manager Resources

A collection of some of the things I’ve found most helpful for becoming a manager. On 1:1s Two things that are most immediately helpful, especially in answering the questions: what does a manager do? How do I run 1:1s? @Geek_Manager gave a talk about what it means to be a manager [video]. I found it really […]