There's NO Such Thing as "Soft Skills" | Simon Sinek

5 Myths About Design Management

The mindset shift of a manager

On being a bad manager

The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You

Jared Spool on Twitter

10 things they didn't tell you about design management

About (Design) Leadership - Rosenfeld Media

Should management be on your career path? - Smells Like Team Spirit - Medium

Why Good People Become Bad Bosses - Your Company Culture Is Who You Hire, Fire, and Promote - Medium

3. Career paths

How do you value and encourage the continued growth of not only managers, but the craftspeople in your teams? You must value the makers, tinkerers, and doers in your team just as much as the people managers. Most traditional career paths have a ceiling, where once you get to a certain level the only way up is to start managing people. But let’s face it, not everyone strives for or wants to do that. Managing people is a craft in and of itself, and it’s not for everyone.

Our career paths have separate tracks for craft and people management (see below).