This 90-day plan turns engineers into remarkable managers

May 17, 2018 | Newsletter

Engineering Impact is a weekly newsletter that highlights trends in engineering leadership, productivity, culture, and scaling development teams. 

This week features posts on: Onboarding, Scaling, Interviewing, and Career.

 

ONBOARDING

This 90-day turns engineers into remarkable managers

David Loftesness, Twitter’s former Director of Engineering, breaks down a plan for new engineering managers to effectively navigate their first quarter — and offers sage advice for the journey beyond those first 90 days.

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Problems teams face as they scale and how to prepare

SCALING

What to do before you double in size

Johnathan Nightingale, Co-author of How F*cked Up Is Your Management?, explains how managers can prepare for some of the common struggles that companies experience as they grow.

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a series of interview questions for managerial candidates

INTERVIEWING

Questions for prospective managers

Chelsea Troy, Software Engineer at Ascent Technologies, shares a series of interview questions that she uses to discover a candidate’s managerial instincts.

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CAREER

Leadership inflection points

In this two-part series, Alastair Simpson, Head of Design at Atlassian, shares mechanisms that managers can use to scale their careers and continue to have a positive impact on their teams — while not burning themselves out.

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Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.

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