It’s a challenging time to hold a leadership position with obstacles such as changes to work arrangements and staffing shortages. It is now more important than ever that leaders refine their leadership skills and strategies in order to stay ahead.
There are countless resources such as books and magazines that provide general leadership insight, but some are more useful than others, depending on the unique challenges of a tech leader’s job. These are various resources from 16 Forbes Technology Council members that help them boost their leadership skills for their role.
Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams
“My favorite book is Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams, by Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister. Although it was published over 20 years ago, it contains timeless lessons about the constant factor in all technical projects: the individuals making up the team. Here’s one of my favorite quotes: ‘The manager’s function is not to make people work, but to make it possible for people to work.'” – Dave Todaro, Ascendle