“Technical leaders” don’t get bogged down in their own brilliant code but help others along.
Front-End architect, designer, and developer Brandon Gregory provides practical tips for kind and effective “technical leadership.” Gregory uses relatable examples, humble introspection and a dash of humor to describe the soft skills technical leaders need. While some of his advice would be useful for any leader, getAbstract recommends this short, hands-on article to tech geeks who need a leadership primer.
In this summary, you will learn
- How a “technical expert” differs from a “technical leader,”
- What skills distinguish an effective technical leader
- How to influence people’s reactions to glitches and disasters
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