Meritocracy: a political philosophy which holds that power should be vested in individuals almost exclusively according to merit.
If you're reading the above, nodding your head, wishing it was the case in your situation maybe I can help. I'd like to offer some ideas and tips for the struggles Technical Leads or Senior Engineers are facing:
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