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Shanise Barona: @shanisebarona | shanisebarona.com
00:16 – Welcome to “Plant Parenthood!” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!”
02:19 – Shanise’s Background Story and Superpower
03:08 – “Lazy Perfectionism”, “The Explosion of Dissonance”, and “The Moment of Click”
12:49 – Improving Self-Directed Learning
15:35 – Having Tunnel Vision Past the Point of Where You Should and Moving Beyond a Comfort Zone
“I understood lazy perfectionism differently, more as the tendency to refactor, polish, and improve the various “-ilities” of your code long past the point when you should have moved on to something else. It’s like . . . tunnel vision on things that are important but not all-important. Finding the right balance there is super hard for me.” – Nathaniel Knight
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21:50 – “Performative Diversity” and Community Building
28:33 – Words and Actions: Influencing Diversity and Inclusion (D&I)
34:25 – Being Angry on Social Media But Feeling the Need to be Perceived as Positive (All the Time)
Sam: Lazy perfection is a thing with a label and something to pay attention to.
Janelle: How shallow efforts can be to create change (i.e. conference diversity).
Mandy: Stop giving lip service! Step up and prove that you care about diversity and inclusion by supporting groups and missions like Greater Than Code.
Jamey: Having connections with people to prove to yourself you’re not alone.
Jessica: If you want to have diverse attendees, get a diverse leadership team.
Shanise: 1. Seeking a balance between wanting and not wanting explosions of dissonance.
- Find opportunities to highlight people that wouldn’t normally get opportunities to be highlighted.
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