The Manager's Path

by Camille Fournier

Category: Business & Economics

Book Reviews

  • @Johnie The Manager's Path perhaps? It starts with the Tech Lead part. Instead of books I'd recommend this: to Tweet
  • Big ups to @skamille whose book THE MANAGER’S PATH, though targeted to engineering leaders, is super relevant to design leaders and managers. I’m finding all kinds of gems in there.Link to Tweet
  • Book 30 Lesson: Be kind, not nice. Do the things that actually set people up to succeed, not just make them feel better in the moment. to Tweet
  • periodic reminder that @skamille's The Manager's Path is amazing. It really helped me understand the differences between a tech lead / manager / director / CTO even though I've never been a manager to Tweet

About Book

Managing people is difficult wherever you work. But in the tech industry, where management is also a technical discipline, the learning curve can be brutal--especially when there are few tools, texts, and frameworks to help you. In this practical guide, author Camille Fournier (tech lead turned CTO) takes you through each stage in the journey from engineer to technical manager. From mentoring interns to working with senior staff, you'll get actionable advice for approaching various obstacles in your path. This book is ideal whether you're a new manager, a mentor, or a more experienced leader looking for fresh advice. Pick up this book and learn how to become a better manager and leader in your organization. Begin by exploring what you expect from a manager Understand what it takes to be a good mentor, and a good tech lead Learn how to manage individual members while remaining focused on the entire team Understand how to manage yourself and avoid common pitfalls that challenge many leaders Manage multiple teams and learn how to manage managers Learn how to build and bootstrap a unifying culture in teams

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