What Technical Leads Can Learn from Great General Managers Throughout History
Being a member of a rapidly growing team can feel both exhilarating and overwhelming. Technical decisions become more complicated alongside the growth of the team. Many of us are also thrust into the spotlight of leadership and asked to perform exceptionally given a high degree of ambiguity within an evolving organizational structure. There is no handbook or management school for technical leaders. We learn by experience and from our peers and those that have been through it before us.
This talk looks to great leaders in management over the course of history and shares some core principles and specific techniques to help leaders navigate their own rocket ships and become a force multiplier for their teams.