How To Be Successful
Engineering Impact is a weekly newsletter that highlights trends in engineering leadership, productivity, culture, and scaling development teams.
This week features posts on: Principles, Career, Leadership, and Communication.
“This is long, but I think it’s one of the most important things I’ve ever written.” YC Group’s Sam Altman shares 13 thoughts on how to compound yourself and achieve outlier success. Applicable in any industry, career, or life stage.
“One of the most important competencies of a principal engineer is to become a force multiplier.” Silvia Botros, Engineer at SendGrid, reflects on her experience and offers a thoughtful take on what it means to be a principal engineer.
Here’s Kim Scott, Author of Radical Candor, with a chart to help you figure out whether you’re being a good partner rather than slipping into micromanagement or absentee management (plus, more on what this spectrum of leadership styles looks like in practice).
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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