018. You Are the Culture
How technical leaders shape software team dynamics.
Software development teams are made up of individuals with unique personalities, skill sets, and work habits. As a technical leader, you have a unique opportunity to shape the culture of your team. This is both a great privilege and responsibility; your ability to cultivate a cohesive team culture will determine your team's success.
A team's culture is a direct reflection of its leader's contentiousness, leadership style, and values. In this article, we'll explore the concept of unit cohesion and how it applies to software teams.