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Posted on:March 27, 2023 at 07:45 PM


In priority order:

  1. The Managers Path
  2. How to Talk so Kids Will Listen
  3. Radical Candor
  4. Daring greatly
  5. Resilient Management
  6. Difficult Conversations
  7. An Elegant Puzzle
  8. Smarter, Faster, Better
  9. Thinking Fast and Slow
  10. Atomic Habits
  11. Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps
  12. Radical Focus
  13. 5 dysfunctions of a team
  14. Thinking in Bets
  15. The Advantage
  16. Managing Humans
  17. High Output management
  18. Art of Readable Code
  19. Making of a Manager
  20. Eat that Frog!
  21. Getting to Yes
  22. Leaders Eat last
  23. Obstacle is the Way

On my “to read” list

  1. Seat at the table
  2. War and Peace and IT
  3. Death by Meeting
  4. The Mythical Man Month
  5. Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams
  6. Situational Leadership 2
  7. The Hard Thing about Hard Things
  8. Helping People Win at Work
  9. Crucial Conversations
  10. Leading at a Higher Level

How too think about teams, team structure, creating and evolving teams etc: From “team topologies” book

How to think about and manage glue work

About what principle engineer is:

8 steps for organizational change

Research tells us the problem: What’s the current way people do this, without the new solution? When does the current way not work? What are they trying to do when it doesn’t work? How will they know if the new way is working better? These MUST be known before reaching for solutions and at all downstream phases of a project. These are the walls that constrain all other activity. With these, future decisions are fast because we have the information necessary to make a good call.

Building high performing teams chart or

Building a great team (hiring advice)

art of great management

Managing humans main points

the Lake Wobegon Effect - you are biased towards yourself and your team

principles of continuous delivery

14 points for management

Henri feyol 14 principles of management

the platform manifesto

thinking in systems and related works!

Various things from resilient management

Manager readme manager guide manager manual

“The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.”

Good blog to follow

On giving difficult feedback

How to write a good document proposal idea to get everyone to commit

On being a manager vs doer

How to get to next level slides from John Mulliken

Great charts and resources

Awesome charting library

Eat that frog notes

On being a senior software engineer

13 tough scenarios as a manager

github awesome doc

Do a focus audit

Rands Article

Project Planning

Inventing on principal

DT’s things Personal User Guide:

Week in Review: (I block off time to update end of every week)

list of various resources

Have good 1:1 one on ones article for managers and directs

nugets of eng things