Sarah Drasner: Engineering Management for the Rest of Us (2022, Skill Recordings Inc.) 4 stars

A lot of Engineering Managers and leaders studied for years and years to become the …

Engineering Management for the Rest of Us

1 star

I appreciated Sarah's general outlook on management, and I'm sure there's plenty of good advice in the book, but it needed an editor. Or a different editor. Or a different writer and editor.

Too much of the first few chapters were like trying read a marketing blog or an HR email, not a book I wanted to study or curl up with. I gave up as soon as I got to to this sentence:

"A larger action item: try to change any processes or patch any misalignments that exist around the person that might alleviate the disconnects."

The layout is really nice, though.