There’s much more to be said. For example, it’s hard to let go of being the technical expert, as you shift from measuring your contribution in terms of your individual contributions, to the summed output of everyone on your team. The Software Lead Weekly articles are my favourite resource for thinking about these wider question…
That was exactly my case and it took me a while to recalibrate how I view myself in the new role.
I plan to write an article about this topic soon too.
Thanks for your insights.
And I love the notion of making data mistakes. Data science is indeed a craft and data scientists are learning through hands-on projects and inevitable mistakes they make.