I came across this article (Work at different management levels) in by Lara Hogan. It does a great job of breaking down what a manager does at different levels in an organization. If you ever thought your bosses do nothing — this is worth the read!
I’ve been a mixed individual contributor (IC++) and manager for several years. Even when I was supposedly a full time IC, I found myself doing tasks outside of my job responsibilities like mentoring, teaching, architecting, defining process, project managing, managing clients, managing engineers, writing specs, influencing strategy, interviewing candidates, and recruiting.
Last night the Philadelphia GDG held a panel with several experienced Android developers in the city (myself included). It was a pleasure to be a part of the panel. It was fun sharing my expertise and interacting with the community!
Once you’ve covered the basics with The Sketchnote Handbook and The Sketchnote Workbook, you might find yourself wanting to learn more about art and design. Looking to other disciplines will help your sketchnotes (as well as other aspects of your life you haven’t discovered yet!).