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A Plan For Transitioning To A New Leadership Role

Your first 90 days as CTO or VP Engineering by Will Larson

In my own little corner of the world, I'm preparing for a new Director of Technology. Because of the popularity of The First 90 Days, I assume that any new leader is running a similar framework, and prepare myself accordingly.

There's also a quote here that wonderfully sums up a concept I've been internalizing and, in much messier terms, evangelizing to my peers:

durable improvements depend on creating systems that create changes, not performing tactical actions that create the ephemeral appearance of improvement.