I'm about to change jobs to become a tech lead for the first time in a couple of weeks, so it was interesting to read your timely article on this.
Fortunately my motivations are mostly in the second lot. I'm particularly excited about some new "not just technical challenges". Hopefully it goes well.
Your book looks helpful! Thanks.
Thanks Douglas! Relieved to hear that you identify with what I think are the right motivations. I think they'll pull you through the rough patches.
Please feel free to reach out to me if you hit a hard patch!
I briefly mentioned in the post that this is a bigger transition in our individual careers that people talk about so want to be able to help you out if you need it!!!
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