Tejus Parikh

I'm the CTO and co-founder of WideAngle and I write weekly about building startups and the technology that powers them from Atlanta, GA, the startup capital of the south. Follow me on twitter or subscribe to stay in touch.

Self-Evaluating Success as a Manager

Posted on January 10, 2018

In the first part of my series on understanding the difference between management and contribution, I focus on the challenges of evaluating success.

In the first part of my series on understanding the difference between management and contribution, I focus on the challenges of evaluating success.

When I talk to newly-promoted managers and team leads, I'll often hear them say something like "gosh, today was busy and I didn't even get anything done." They didn't spend the entire day browsing social media or playing internet games. Instead they spent their entire day in meetings and working with other team members. In other words, things managers do.

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