LeadDev Bookmarked

Welcome to LeadDev Bookmarked, a monthly book club for engineering leaders. We'll read a new book each month and get together for a live discussion and Q&A, hosted by Suzan Bond (Executive Coach and former COO) and featuring our guest author.

Get involved

  1. Pick up your copy of this month's book
  2. Read along and join the LeadDev Slack workspace and #bookmarked channel
  3. Register for the free session and save the date in your calendar

About the next event

Become an Effective Software Engineering Manager - James Stanier (August 4)

Software startups make global headlines every day. As technology companies succeed and grow, so do their engineering departments. In your career, you'll may suddenly get the opportunity to lead teams: to become a manager. But this is often uncharted territory.

How can you decide whether this career move is right for you? And if you do, what do you need to learn to succeed? Where do you start? How do you know that you're doing it right? What does "it" even mean? And isn't management a dirty word? This book will share the secrets you need to know to manage engineers successfully.

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Free session registration

About the author

Dr. James Stanier is a computer science Ph.D who made the jump from software engineer to manager and has never looked back. He is based in Brighton, UK and has built Web scale real time data processing pipelines and teams of people: both are equally challenging.

About our host

Suzan Bond is an executive coach and organizational strategist. A former COO for Travis CI, she coaches technology leaders. You can find Suzan on Twitter and at SuzanBond.com.

Upcoming events

September 1: Team Topologies - Manuel Pais and Matthew Skelton
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