Game changing qualities of a team lead

Jun 8, 2017 | Newsletter

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This week: Scaling the rocket ship, moving from an individual contributor to a team lead, effective software production, qualities of an amazing engineering manager


Julia Austin, CTO of Digital Ocean podcast


Scaling the rocket ship with Julia Austin of DigitalOcean

Julia Austin, CTO of DigitalOcean, shares her experiences on how to effectively lead engineering and product teams with the podcast.

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qualities and leadership skills every engineering team lead needs


From individual contributor to team lead: game changing qualities of a team leader

Andrew Hurd, a Senior Engineer, on the qualities and leadership skills he wished he had understood when first stepping into the role of a team lead .


practical tips for software production


Eight Rules for Effective Software Production

Timofey Nevolin, Software Architect, shares practical tips you can adopt if you want to be perceived as software production magician.


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the soft side of software


The soft side of software: a conversation with Erik Meijer

Kate Matsudaira’s conversation with the renowned Erik Meijer, on the qualities that make for an amazing engineering manager, and other advice for being a great technical leader.



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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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