The best tech leads in the world are always the ones who have done time in management.
A tech lead is a manager … but
Being an IC is like reverse-engineering how a company works with very little information. A lot of things seem ridiculous, or pointless or inefficient from the perspective of a leaf node.
Management is not a promotion, management is a change of profession . And you will be bad at it for a long time after you start doin...
The best frontline eng managers in the world are the ones that are never more than 2-3 years removed from hands-on work, full time down in the trenches. The best individual contributors are the one...
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