My name is Steve Nay, and I’m an introvert. I’m also learning how to be a software development team leader, and my interests range from technical leadership and project management all the way to the soft skills of understanding and motivating people in their work.
If you are a new or aspiring manager, and especially if you’re also an introvert, this site will explore a range of topics to aid you in developing the skills you will need to be successful in that role.
So come learn with me, and feel free to get in touch!
Where do I start?
If this is your first time here, these are some great articles to get you started:
- Leadership Skills You Need as a Senior Developer — Considering a career change into management? These are the skills you should develop now to make that transition easier.
- How to Have Successful Conversations as an Introvert — As a manager, you’ll spend a lot of time talking to people, but that’s sometimes difficult for introverts. How should you capitalize on your strengths to make those conversations successful?
- Commitment is the First Step — Commit, then act, then reap the rewards of your actions. Sometimes we get this process backwards.