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Why Indecisiveness is the Real Reason Why Most Tech Managers Fail to Upgrade Their Careers

I’m going to be brutally honest for a second.

Right now, there are millions of tech managers trying to upgrade their careers.

They’re reading e-books, Quora posts, and Harvard Business Review articles…

They’re watching YouTube videos and inspirational leadership documentaries…

They’re attending leadership workshops and even spending their own money to hire leadership coaches…

And despite all of that, most of them aren’t even close to getting their bosses to recognize their value …much less command a salary of $200-$300k.

If you’ve been following me for a while, then you know that the strategies I mentioned above — reading articles, watching videos, attending leadership workshops– are absolute garbage, in my opinion.

If you want to command a premium salary as a tech manager (w/out working your butt off 50+ hours/week), you’ll never get there in a million years if you do those things.

There’s a much shorter path.

But is that the REAL reason tech managers are struggling?


The real reason is that most tech managers fail to tap into their decisiveness.


When their teams keep missing deadlines, they make pro/con lists about how to deal with it.

When they keep getting assigned to meaningless projects, they wonder “Why me,” blame it on imposter syndrome, and take no action.

And when they know they’re losing opportunities for growth & advancement, then decisiveness REALLY goes out the window…

..they fail to add measurable value…

…and when that happens…they’re on the chopping block when the next round of layoffs happen.

Let’s be honest — have you ever done this?

If you have, don’t sweat it. Nobody’s perfect. I’ve done it too.

But now that you know where a lack of decisiveness leads…

I believe you owe it to yourself to start making decisiveness the #1 priority in your career.

What if I told you there was a way you could upgrade your career…without ever compromising your decisiveness?

What if there were a way you could command a salary of at least $200k/year…and demonstrate total decisiveness the entire time?

Obviously, that’d be really different than what everyone else is doing, right?

Just by displaying a little decisiveness, you set yourself up to upgrade your team, your career, your paychecks, and your life..

Want to learn more about how we can help you upgrade your tech career? Check out our webinar today at

We’ll get 100% clarity on what’s not working in your career right now and where you want to go. If we can help you get there, we’ll tell you what that would look like. If you can’t, we’ll steer you towards other helpful resources.

Ready to claim your decisiveness?

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Career Coach for Tech Managers. I help tech managers upgrade their careers, their teams, their paychecks, and their lives.

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