Lead Developer – Christian McCarrick Talk Notes

The Lead Developer - Christian McCarrick

  Please find links to all of the items I mentioned during my talk at The Lead Developer London.  You will find my slides at the bottom.  Feel free to also listen to some of my great guests talk about engineering leadership on my Podcast and subscribe on iTunes. Introduction The Lead Developer The Manager’s […]

The Hardest Scaling Challenge of All – Yourself

The Lead Developer

You’ve built websites that scaled to millions of users, indexed terabytes of data, and created automatic deployments to thousands of nodes – but now you’re struggling to manage a handful of people. You’re in meetings all day, deadlines are looming, a Board presentation is approaching, your top engineer just disappeared to “”find themselves”” and annual […]

Top Mistakes Men Make When Managing Women

A company’s culture is typically set by the founders and/or management team.  If a company is founded and led by men (of which the majority are in the technology space), it stands to reason that the culture will reflect that fact.  This can lead to a company culture and management style that (inadvertently) makes mistakes […]