Let the systems and your team do the work.
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Anticipate change, but keep an eye on technical debt.
Build up your “first team” relationships to avoid conflict.
We can’t build systems in a vacuum--architecture is a multi-year vision requiring an iterative delivery.
Think of yourself not as a shield, but as a selectively passive membrane.
What to look for and how to approach hiring new managers for teams.
How do I figure out what’s happening in a project without tapping engineers on the shoulder to ask?
Navigating the leadership transition from hands-on to hands-off.