Making software and software development teams. Mostly the people parts.

The First Rule Of Engineering Management Is

17 Reasons Not To Be A Manager by Charity Majors

This might be my favorite post of the year... seriously. Also, there’s a little bit of Fight Club in an engineering manager recommending this… if I may propose an (18):

(18) If you shy away from becoming a manager after reading - or you think someone doesn't want to be a manager because they recommend - a post titled 17 Reasons Not To Be A Manager? You probably shouldn’t become a manager.