These two articles got my attention, I’ve read many medium posts, but most of those only have non-practical advice. These were written by Julie Zhuo, the author of the book “The Making of a Manager”, which I have bought but have not read yet. Now that I see she writes great content, I’m more inspired to read her book.
Unintuitive Things I've Learned about Management (Part 1)
I first started managing people seven years ago, three years after I graduated and got my first design job. At the time, I was woefully unqualified. I barely had any experienced being managed, let alone managing others. I remain grateful to my then-manager for her leap of faith in me.
Unintuitive Things I've Learned about Management (Part 2)
This is a continuation of Part 1, please start by reading that first . I used to spend a lot of time pondering questions like How do you make sure the right things are happening without coming across as a micromanager? and How do you make sure people are getting enough feedback on their work?