Unintuitive Things I’ve Learned about Management
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?
Is Management for me?
Before changing your career from Engineer to Engineering Manager, you should know what’s involved. Most videos are just generic advice, but this one was particularly good and direct to the point.