Developer Tea

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Sinopsis

Developer Tea exists to help driven developers connect to their ultimate purpose and excel at their work so that they can positively impact the people they influence.With over 7 million downloads to date, Developer Tea is a short podcast hosted by Jonathan Cutrell (@jcutrell), CTO at Whiteboard. We hope you'll take the topics from this podcast and continue the conversation, either online or in person with your peers. Twitter: @developertea :: Email: developertea@gmail.com

Episodios

  • Working Balance - Confronting Reality with Optimism

    17/03/2023 Duración: 04min

    In today's episode we explore the duality between confronting difficult realities while maintaining optimism. Specifically, we discuss a critical question: what does it mean to be optimistic?

  • What Defines a Senior Developer? - Choosing the Right Granularity Level

    09/03/2023 Duración: 07min

    The traits that define a senior engineer are not catalogued perfectly in one spot. But, nevertheless, we'll try to cover some of the most important traits and habits of a senior engineer.In today's episode, we'll add more detail to the commonly recommended skill of "work breakdown." Sometimes this extremely valuable skill is the opposite of what you really need to practice.Feel free to incorporate these into your skill matrices, reviews, or job descriptions - I'd love to hear about it if you do!

  • What Defines a Senior Developer? - Difficult Does Not Equate To Valuable

    04/03/2023 Duración: 06min

    The traits that define a senior engineer are not catalogued perfectly in one spot. But, nevertheless, we'll try to cover some of the most important traits and habits of a senior engineer. In this episode, we'll discuss the fact that difficulty does not equate to value, and hazard a guess as to why we can easily confuse this, especially as we begin to grow from junior to senior roles. Feel free to incorporate these into your skill matrices, reviews, or job descriptions - I'd love to hear about it if you do!

  • What Defines a Senior Developer? - Systematically Communicating Value

    27/02/2023 Duración: 11min

    The traits that define a senior engineer are not catalogued perfectly in one spot. But, nevertheless, we'll try to cover some of the most important traits and habits of a senior engineer.In this episode, we'll discuss the importance of systematically communicating value to various audiences.Feel free to incorporate these into your skill matrices, reviews, or job descriptions - I'd love to hear about it if you do!

  • What Defines a Senior Developer? - Dynamic vs Static Understanding of Situations

    24/02/2023 Duración: 08min

    The traits that define a senior engineer are not catalogued perfectly in one spot. But, nevertheless, we'll try to cover some of the most important traits and habits of a senior engineer.Feel free to incorporate these into your skill matrices, reviews, or job descriptions - I'd love to hear about it if you do!

  • Long Game, Short Game

    22/02/2023 Duración: 12min

    We play the short game so we get the chance to play the long game.Early in our careers, we imagine the best way to play is always focus on the long game. But in reality, we need both.Be aware of leaning too far the opposite direction, and accidentally abandoning the long game entirely.##

  • The Rate of Change for Change Itself

    15/02/2023 Duración: 06min

    We can become accustomed to the rate at which we experience change, and imagine that that rate will continue to increase linearly.Eventually, change will level off. We accumulate fewer skills later in our careers, our network of connections might seem to top out, or our salary bumps slow down.If we know that change tends to follow a logarithmic shape, we can prepare and plan better for the changing rate of change.

  • Protecting Flow State - Setting Your Session Feedback And Goal

    13/02/2023 Duración: 14min

    At the beginning of any work session, practice, performance, or any other activity you want to achieve flow during, you can give yourself the best shot at getting into flow by controlling a few simple variables. We talk about two of them in today's episode: Session Feedback and Session Goal.##

  • Protecting Flow State - Plan Now, Pause Later

    10/02/2023 Duración: 10min

    Protecting your flow state may help you have more "peak experiences" - whether in your career or in your personal life. This is your opportunity to make the biggest strides and highest achievements.In this episode we start a conversation about what it takes to protect your flow state.

  • Golden Advice - Always Leave Margin For Extra

    06/02/2023 Duración: 06min

    Sometimes I hear advice that is worth its weight in gold. In today's episode I share one piece of advice that is almost universally applicable across life and career efforts.

  • Your Purpose is A Projection of Your Complex Identity

    02/02/2023 Duración: 10min

    If your identity is complex, your purpose is by extension complex. In this episode, we talk about purpose as an expression, rather than a regulator, of your identity. ##

  • Demystifying Purpose by Focusing On Your Purpose For Today

    31/01/2023 Duración: 09min

    You don't need to overthink purpose. Focus on clarity, and finding your underlying motivation. That clarity can be short-lived; purpose is a dynamic and powerful force, but only if you hold it lightly.

  • Reframing Deficiencies as Strengths

    28/01/2023 Duración: 09min

    What you are afraid of in your career may be the thing that propels you. It's all about framing, and removing the negative and positive language. Instead, think about how you can best position yourself and that behavior to be valuable instead of a detractor.

  • Management Model of Ability and Will Applied to Self

    23/01/2023 Duración: 18min

    If you aren't doing something, you either can't or won't. In today's episode, we explore this very simple starting point for behavior change and habit development, and explore the boundaries of the model.

  • Beginner Confidence

    19/01/2023 Duración: 09min

    You aren't going to put your foot in your mouth, or reveal some devastating level of ineptitude. Asking questions, especially as a beginner, is much more likely to gain you favor than disdain.

  • Comparing Cost Curves and Second Order Thinking

    17/01/2023 Duración: 14min

    What does a feature cost? Your first answer will probably focus on the time to build, or the features needed... Maybe the amount of hiring necessary to deliver. But what about after that?The cost of our decisions is not limited to the short term - usually, a decision has a long term cost curve. Knowing what the cost curve is for any significant investment helps you make better decisions and have clearer anticipation and planning intuition.

  • Spectrum of Buy-In For Behavior Change

    11/01/2023 Duración: 13min

    There is a spectrum of buy-in for behavior change. In today's episode, I'll give you a thinking model for considering different types of buy-in along this spectrum, and when one might help you make better systems for behavior change in your organization.

  • Your Learning Investment Portfolio

    09/01/2023 Duración: 15min

    What is your learning strategy? If you don't have one, you are implicitly saying that all learning is equal.Learning is an investment of time. Choose what you invest in carefully.

  • Celebrating 8 Years - Plus, What it Feels Like to Be Wrong

    05/01/2023 Duración: 08min

    Developer Tea has been around for 8 years. Thank you so much for your incredible support over these years!In today's episode we discuss how it feels to be wrong.

  • Using Strategy, Tactics, and Operations to Achieve Intentions

    03/01/2023 Duración: 13min

    Most resolutions aren't as simple as saying something and then doing it. Instead, focus on breaking apart your resolution by looking at intent, strategy, tactics, and operations.

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