For a Software Developer, it can feel unrealistic to think of being the Engineering Manager of, say, dozens of people in the future.

Time passes by. The future turns into the present.

One day you realize that being a manager has the potential to dramatically increase the influence you have. Together with your teams, you can achieve much more compared to working on your own.

I believe the set of principles below will help you to become a leader worth following in a shorter time frame, particularly in the Software Engineering world.

1st principle: Make changes happen

Stay focused and invest your time into improvements of a bigger scale. Don’t stay at the level of resolving small daily issues, which results in hundreds of items in your Trello to-do list. …


Marian Kamenistak

VP of Engineering @ Mews. Software Products Builder.

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