4 truths about leadership in software development I wish I knew before becoming a manager

A man standing in front of a group of colleagues holding a little shark figurine.
Sometimes you need to stand in front of people holding a small shark figurine to establish… authority?

Even an experiment resulting in *nothing* needs to be seen as a successfully tested hypothesis.

The sin is not in failure; the sin is in failing to notice and making the same mistake twice.

“Yes, I’d love to schedule another daily with all stakeholders” — no one ever

“Bugs cause friction; features add value”.

If you’re on a sabbatical retreat for 3 months and your team delivers products at the same rate as before, you’re either a horrendous or a fantastic manager. Either way, you probably don’t need to come back.

Portrait of an engineering manager who built a self-sustaining tech team.

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Engineering Manager & Product Engineer with a background in Social Anthropology

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International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education (IJERE) Vol.5,

Long Live The Middle Manager

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Starting a new job as a self-taught developer

Awareness about Virtual Conference and Video Conference

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The price you pay to be the best in your field (and why robots won’t replace you)

It’s worth taking a little extra time to review your achievements this year…

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Sami Hamed

Sami Hamed

Engineering Manager & Product Engineer with a background in Social Anthropology

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