Summary of The Foundation of Technical Leadership

Looking for the article?
We have the summary! Get the key insights in just 5 minutes.

The Foundation of Technical Leadership summary
Start getting smarter:
or see our plans

Rating

7 Overall

8 Applicability

6 Innovation

7 Style

Recommendation

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 and
  • How to influence people’s reactions to glitches and disasters.
 

About the Author

Brandon Gregory is a designer, developer and front-end architect for a pharmaceutical marketing agency.

 

Summary

A “technical leader” isn’t the same as a “technical expert.” Technical know-how is essential, but technical leaders need people and communication skills and, above all, a desire to help others. Ensure that colleagues will come to you with their questions. Always be available for guidance. Whatever you...

Get the key points from this article in 10 minutes.

For you

Find the right subscription plan for you.

For your company

We help you build a culture of continuous learning.

 or log in

Comment on this summary

More on this topic

Customers who read this summary also read

More by category