211: Becoming Humble and Kind with Brandon Weaver
December 2nd, 2020 · 1 hr 4 mins
About this Episode
01:16 - Brandon’s Superpower: Recognizing Others’ Superpowers and Spotting Potential Talent
- Convincing Others
- Recognizing and Talking About Failure(s)
09:23 - Brandon’s Personal Journey & Transformation Towards Humility
- Wanting To Be Heard
- Placing Identity
- Developing Empathy
- Speaking Candidly Re: Growth
- Talking About Negatives in Your Past
25:40 - The Importance of Community and Community Leaders
34:35 - Being Kind vs Being Nice
40:59 - Being Austistic and Being Visible
- Tales of the Autistic Developer - The Mentor
- Brandon’s illustrated conference talks with cartoon lemurs
- “Looks like me”
- Calling Out Hubris
52:32 - Tech Is Political
Jamey: When someone gives you feedback it’s because they trust you that you’re going to do something about yourself and do better.
Brandon: Thinking about who is saying something.
John: The power we can embrace by talking about our personal history.
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