Let’s dig into the usual reasons why people keep making the same mistakes. From this short and sweet, bite-sized write-up you can create an actionable “checklist” to double-check your decisions against. This is the kind of list which, when looked at feels obvious but it’s still good to have in one place.
In his article James Stanier argues for delegating more to your direct reports, both for their career progression and for your own success as a manager. It’s written for managers of managers but I find it apposite for line managers as well. Again, a short read but quite on the point.
Both amazing and worrying.
One less silver bullet. Or rather the case is that servant leadership is often misinterpreted and approached with a one-size-fits-all mindset, while it requires situational awareness and the ability to adapt quickly. One of the best articles I’ve read in the field of management lately.
Where I talk about basic methods, frameworks and pitfalls of goal setting in the context of engineering management.