Tech leads produce code, but figure out how to get others coding first.

This is not a role for someone who just wants to do their own coding. While delegation and planning become core responsibilities, they should still code at least 30% of their time.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.)