This book highlights some of the challenges of, and lessons learned from, advancing to a management level position in an engineering oriented company. Author Alan Tribble explains the different types of management jobs, (e.g., engineering management, program management, business development management, etc.), that are typical career growth opportunities for engineers. He also examines his own personal motivation for wanting to progress from one position to another, the people and factors that influenced his career choices, and advice on how to work within an organization. The book concludes with lessons learned, and Tribble’s specific recommendations for technical personnel who wish to prepare themselves to transition to management in the future.