If you’ve ever tried to introduce a new tool, technology or technique into an existing team, you’ve probably been met with resistance. Chances are, you’ve been told “no.” with no real discussion. It’s a natural reaction for people to not want change. There’s potential risk. There’s learning curves. There’s a lot of emotional attachment to […]
As a software developer, technical skills are a must – they are absolutely necessary, but they are also not sufficient. The reality of what we do is far more than just logic and processing and making computers do things. If technical skills are required, but not enough, then what else is there? What’s the secret […]
It’s hard to step back, sometimes, and think about the people on the other side of your frustration. But it’s a critical part of being both a software developer and a human. Because we are, after all, only human.
Following from my March 2nd presentation of the 5 Stages of Entrepreneurial Grief, I had the opportunity to turn that presentation in to the keynote address for the SpaceCityJS conference in Houston Texas on March 28th. I recorded the talk and have uploaded it to youtube for everyone to watch. In this talk, I go through […]