How is the way up the engineering ladder? I have had the nice opportunity to step up one level from system engineer to a team leader and found myself in a very difficult situation. Others have already walked all the way from engineer to CTO. One of these people is Camille Fournier. To help other engineers becoming managers, she has written the book “The Manager’s Path” in the year 2017. In this article, I am reviewing her book.
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Lead and Led wishes you all the best for 2019. Fortune is what you make out of your possibilities, so be aware of your game and take the chances! May health and luck be upon you. I have planned some exciting stuff for 2019 and I am looking forwards to show it in close times!
The year 2018 is coming to an end and I have to say that I had quite some fun writing in this blog. However, I am a bit behind my aimed posting rate. I would like to share the plan for 2019 concerning this blog.
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As an employee one hopes to receive direction from my superior. In most cases of my nearly 10 year long working life, that expectation was not reached at all. Reasons are manifold and usually it is due to bad priorisation and that leading in its most basic state is not put into place. At some recent point, I stumbled over the book “Coach Yourself to Success” by Talane Miedaner written originally in 2000 that I found quite helpful to read and reflect about. In this article, I would like to review it and give my opinion about its possible impact into life.
Continue reading “Coach yourself or … die trying”