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What it takes to be a great Lead Engineer

3.5 years ago, I sat at my computer, wanting more for my career. I was already a Lead Engineer at an incredibly successful corporate technology company, managing multiple top-of-mind open-source projects and 4 junior - mid engineers. I thought I knew a lot about managing people and great code back then. Fast-forward nearly 4 years and it couldn't have been further from the truth. Inspiration In 2011, I sat by my grandfather's...