Talking with Tech Leads
Many people struggle when they move into a tech lead role. Primarily because there isn’t a well defined reference guide in most organisation as to what a tech lead is. This book offers some insight by stating the obvious, and interviewing numerous tech leads.
- Page 17 – “Learning better time-management and task-management techniques as well as delegation skills will help you to cope.” Classic management foundations. Although obvious, it needs to be re-iterated and remembered.
- Page 178 – Failure is a natural part of the learning process; it forces you to evaluate circumstances.
- Page 240 – “Lessons Learned by First-Time Tech Leads”
- Page 242 – “Lessons Learned by Practising Tech Leads”
If you do nothing with this book, read page 240 and 242 as the bare minimum.
Remaining technically grounded