Interviews with Software Managers

About transitioning from development to management

Dan Lines, Co-founder & COO at LinearB

“Some sound advice I received is that if your people are doing well, then you're doing well. If your people are thriving, then you're doing a good job.”

March 15, 2021 · #cybersecurity #entrepreneurship #startup

Duncan Skelton, Executive Coach at Duncan Skelton Coaching

“If you get the job, or are new to the role, the organisation already believes in you. Step into the role and own it. Only you can show up as your most brilliant self.”

March 01, 2021 · #coaching #enterprise #hardware #systems-programming #telecommunications

James Bedford, Engineering Manager at Attest

“So many wait to be given permission to lead, however there is nothing stopping you from learning good management practices no matter what seniority level you are at.”

February 15, 2021 · #consumer-research #fintech #frontend #web

Monica Lent, Founder at Blogging for Devs

“You have to have the big picture in mind. And that often requires sacrificing things you feel are important, for things that are more important in the grand scheme of things.”

February 01, 2021 · #fintech #frontend #self-taught

Andrew Heffernan, Director of Engineering at Validity Inc

“I was definitely drinking from the firehose, but I would not trade this experience for anything.”

January 18, 2021 · #cloud #self-taught #web

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