Welcome to the August edition of LeadDev Bookmarked, the monthly book club for engineering leaders. This month's book is 'Become an Effective Software Engineering Manager' by James Stanier.
The live session will be a 30-minute interview and discussion led by Suzan Bond (Executive Coach and former COO, TravisCI), followed by a Q&A in the LeadDev Slack workspace.
Get involved at TheLeadDeveloper.com/bookmarked
- Pick up your copy of the book
- Join the LeadDev Slack workspace for the Q&A
About the book
Software startups make global headlines every day. As technology companies succeed and grow, so do their engineering departments. In your career, you'll may suddenly get the opportunity to lead teams: to become a manager. But this is often uncharted territory.
How can you decide whether this career move is right for you? And if you do, what do you need to learn to succeed? Where do you start? How do you know that you're doing it right? What does "it" even mean? And isn't management a dirty word? This book will share the secrets you need to know to manage engineers successfully.