taking a tech promotion

Stop & Think: Should You Really Take That Promotion?

Congratulations! Your company’s [finally!] recognized your technical brilliance, hard work, and dedication; they’re offering you that promotion. Well done! You’re flattered, I’m sure. However, before you take that promotion, stop and think about it. Is taking it the right step for your career or the best thing for your personal growth? Asking yourself these six[…]

vulnerable tech team members

Who’s the Most Snipeable Person on Your Tech Team?

Imagine this: You’ve been managing a tech team for five years now. It’s taken some time, but you’ve finally gotten the dream team together. Imagined? Okay. Now, do you ever wake up in the middle of the night, worrying that your carefully chosen team will disperse? That some of your key players will leave when[…]

tech leadership styles

Tech Managers: What’s Your Leadership Style?

As a tech manager, it may seem like you either have an effective or ineffective leadership style. According to Daniel Goleman, however, it’s a bit more complicated than that. In a 2000 Harvard Business Review Study, he explained that there are actually six different leadership styles, all of which affect corporate climates differently. As we[…]