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This is a running list of the writing I've found most helpful in figuring my own career out. They're the same ones I most often recommend. Advice is not a one-size-fits-all category, but I find these are good places to start. You'll always have to sort out what advice is for you and what isn't. It's okay if some of this isn't.
Managing your managerWhen your manager isn't supporting you, build a manager Voltron
Honestly, even when they are, I learned the hard way that even the best manager is a SPoF in your career. Build a network before you need it.
NegotiationNever Split The Difference
You'll do a lot of negotiation in your job, on both big and small scales. From negotiating a feature requirement to salary negotiation, it helps to be a good negotiator.
FeedbackThanks For The Feedback
This book is miserable to read, and it's also the most crucial on this list. There will be shitty people in your career. You can't do much to reduce the amount of …

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