144: Being Greater Than Code with Jamison Dance

August 21st, 2019 · 50 mins 46 secs

About this Episode

01:53 - Jamison’s Superpower: Moving swiftly between layers.

03:59 - Being An Engineering Manager

  • Context Switching
  • Career Advancement as an Engineer
  • Title Inflation
  • Providing Team Members with Growth Opportunities
    • Psychological Safety
    • Challenging People with Goals
    • Comradery via Video Conferencing
    • Latent Learning

23:44 - Starting the Soft Skills Engineering Podcast

My Brother, My Brother and Me Podcast

  • Engaging with People of All Backgrounds All Over The World
  • The Emphasis of Soft Skills

35:42 - The Evolution of Tech Culture and Bootcamp Practices

39:54 - Conference Organization

  • Balancing Technical and Interpersonal Talks
  • Making Connections and Friendships
  • Encouraging Speaker Choice


Jamison: Zone of Proximal Development.

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