The Little Guide to Empathetic Technical Leadership


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The Little Guide to Empathetic Technical Leadership

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Supporting your team's technical decision-making process, mentoring new teammates, encouraging a learning culture. For some folks, it seems to come easy. How did they learn? Does empathy come naturally? What does collaborative leadership look like?

Developing your technical chops used to keep you pretty busy. Now, it's something you're used to. Almost second nature. Now comes the hard part: connecting with your team, providing leadership, mentoring new developers. Take the first step.

"Simple, direct, earth-shattering... a rare moment of gratitude for letting me in on the invisible obviousness of it."—Volker Frank 

"Leaders of all technical stripe: read Alex's book right now. You will find it warm, wise, and most important, useful."—Mike (Geepaw) Hill

"'s little (I read it in two evenings at gulp speed) and HUGE"—Ruth Malan

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Alex Harms
Alex Harms

Alex Harms wants to make the world a little gentler for developers and tech teams. By teaching and coaching from a place of mindfulness and empathy, Alex helps disempower fear, strengthen communication and build connection, so that tech teams learn together and thrive. Alex is the host of the Geek Joy Podcast, author of The Little Guide to Empathetic Technical Leadership, and coach at Maitria.

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Making the world a little gentler for developers & tech teams. Geek joy, mindful code and mindful human connection.

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