How to Be a Great Technical Lead

How to choose tech stack
- List your current/near-future features
- Consider multiple/different options and how to use them to implement features 
- Compare their pros and cons: manageability, scalability 
- What techs are used in your team and departments
    - But this doesn't mean always use same tech stacks used before 
- What tech are supported by operation team

Build reputation
- be useful and help others

Know your team members
- their strength or weakness
  - programming skills
  - design skills
  - trouble shooting skills
- what they are interested, what are not
- what they want to learn and improve
Help them to grow and improve their skills

Know yourself
Know how/what you can help the team
- your programming/design/communication skills
Know when to stand alone and when to step in
Know when to let others shine

Delegation
- don't try to do everything
- let other people do the job they are good at and observe
- let others contribute and take ownership/leadership
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