Promoted From Dev to Team Lead: 8 Things They Didn't Tell Me

Three years into my software engineering career, a freight train hit me. I was promoted to dev team lead. This is a common trend in the engineering world - where many times the sole paths to success for excellent engineers are through management paths. However this path is not suited for all devs.



Dan Lines

Dan here. A few things about me… First of all, the only thing I find more awkward than writing a bio about myself is asking someone else to write one about me. So first person it is! I’m a software ...