130: Acceptance is the First Step with Britni Alexander

May 15th, 2019 · 52 mins 52 secs

About this Episode

01:54 - Britni’s Superpower: Resilience; Also: Failure as an Opportunity, Wallowing, and Acceptance

  • Is failure a “No, but…” or “Yes, and…” ?
  • Acknowledging Emotions

Awareness: The Perils and Opportunities of Reality

10:55 - Building Support Networks and Spiritual Communities

13:16 - Facing Work Problems and Failures

16:11 - Lies Developers Tell

  • Who is a programmer?
  • What it’s like to be a programmer.
  • What is or isn’t the right way to write code.
  • Programming is easy/hard.
  • Interpersonal skills aren’t important.
  • Measuring success by output lines of code.
  • Once you have x numbers of experience…
  • You have to love the code.

Joel on Software: And on Diverse and Occasionally Related Matters That Will Prove of Interest to Software Developers, Designers, and Managers, and to Those Who, Whether by Good Fortune or Ill Luck, Work with Them in Some Capacity


Sam: Resilience and not wallowing.

Coraline: How we respond to failures and the impact it can have on other people.

Britni: Naming acceptance as a step of resilience.

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