Guides for First-time Managers
- The Comprehensive Guide For First-Time Managers
This guide covers a wide range of topics for first-time managers, including: Learnings From First-time Managers Great Manager Qualities 1–on-1's Giving Effective Feedback Important Habits to Form Changing Team Members’ Behavior Advice From Coaches & Mentors Delegation What They’re Working On Now
- The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You
Readers of this book consistently say: "I would have made fewer mistakes if I'd read it sooner." It covers topics such as how to give feedback, managing yourself, how to have amazing meetings, and how to nurture culture.
How to Manage Well
What NOT To Do as a New Manager
- How to Fail as a New Engineering Manager
Brad covers 8 traps to avoid as a new engineering manager: 1. Keep coding. 2. Focusing only on the work, not the people. 3. Measuring your value by your output 4. Expecting without expressing 5. Leaving the team out of commitments 6. Mistaking directing for leading 7. Avoiding hard conversations 8. Stop learning your craft
How to Train New Managers
Wait - Should You Manage People?
- This 90-Day Plan Turns Engineers into Remarkable Managers
This guide is written for engineering managers, but can also be helpful for managers in other domains. It covers topics including managing your team, peers, and boss, and determining if managing people is right for you.