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6 lessons learned in my year as a CTO

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6 lessons learned in my year as a CTO

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

This week features posts on: Leadership, Process, Career, and Hiring.

LEADERSHIP 

Engineering Productivity

“Nurturing a safe and healthy team helps your team do their best work, and helping them identify and deliver that best work is a key part of keeping them healthy.” Camille Fournier, author of The Manager’s Path, outlines the management skills necessary to achieve this result.

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PROCESS

The startup process playbook

Here’s Ben Jackson, Founder of For The Win, with a comprehensive guide on “how to manage when you’re rushing to get things done.” He uncovers practical tips and advice on everything from knowing when to invest in more process, to getting buy-in — and even ventures as far as budgeting.

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CAREER

6 lessons learned in my year as a CTO

“What got you here, won’t get you there.” Pat Kua, CTO of N26, reflects on his year in hypergrowth to share his most important takeaways.

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HIRING

How (not) to screw up hiring

“Hiring is hard to do well, but easy to do badly.” Kristian Glass, CTO at LaterPay, compiles a list of straight-forward advice on what not to do in the hiring process: from job ads, to interviews.

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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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