Some roles help grow leadership and management skills without committing to a management path.

Tech leads lead projects, including contribution and planning. Mentors take responsibility over others’ careers (without the accountability).rF2

  1. Camille Fournier, The Manager’s Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change, ed. Laurel Ruma, First Edition (Beijing: O’Reilly, 2017). (See notes.)