How Instagram’s Head Engineer Is Using Quantum Mechanics To Manage His Team
James Everingham’s passion for physics predated his management role at Instagram. Here’s how he’s brought one to bear on the other.
Lecture 15 - How to Manage (Ben Horowitz)
Lecture Transcript: http://tech.genius.com/B-horowitz-lecture-15-how-to-manage-annotatedYou are not the only one whom your decisions impact. Ben Horowitz, fo...
Becoming An Engineering Manager – TechCrunch
Over the last few years I’ve gotten the pleasure to work with a large number of really talented engineers -- some of whom I’ve asked to make the leap into management. Like any individual contributor moving into a new role, they’re asked to fundamentally change the way they approach their day. As…
After years of intensive analysis, Google found the key to good teamwork is being nice
Quartz at Work is a guide to being a better manager, building a career, and navigating the modern workplace.
Telling a good story is everything
For the past two years I worked at Vine, first as Head of Product, then as General Manager, overseeing the ~50-person NY-based company within Twitter. During the course of my time there, I learned a…
Speed, Accuracy, Quality, and Joy.
As software continues to eat the world, development teams have been left with little choice but to become increasingly competitive. Not only in how you attract and retain new team members, but also…
The Engineer to Manager Transition, by Former Twitter Director of Engineering David Loftesness
Learn how to transition from engineer to engineering manager https://teamable.com (the first 90 days) from the guy who transitioned from all-star engineer to...
This Product Prioritization System Nabbed Pandora 70 Million Monthly Users with Just 40 Engineers
Pandora CTO Tom Conrad explains how Pandora picks the most important features to build with its limited engineering power.
You're Not Listening
I don't want to write this article. I believe there is no way to provide advice about listening without sounding like a touchy-feely douchebag. But I'm going to write this article because there is a good chance that your definition of listening is incomplete, and what I consider to be obvious and si