197: Tips For New Developers with Dan Moore
August 26th, 2020 · 1 hr 6 mins
About this Episode
02:13 - Dan’s Superpower: Ability to Keep Calm
- “We need to solve this problem.”
- Dealing with Frustration
- Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
07:11 - Maximizing Your Potential as a New Developer and Making a Good Impression
- Asking Questions
- 054: Code Hospitality with Nadia Odunayo
- Try New Things, but Enjoy Your Work
17:55 - What Makes a Senior Engineer?
- When is a senior engineer not a senior engineer?
- Making Mistakes
- Pragmaticism vs Perfectionism
- The Efficiency Throne as Tradeoff
- Recognition Prime Decision-Making
42:51 - Solving Big Problems vs Small Problems
- Getting People to Care
- Group Accountability & Presenting Deliverables
50:39 - Creating an Organization Where People Can Thrive and Grow
- Fostering a Culture of Help
53:17 - Letters To A New Developer
57:52 - Community and How They Help Developer Growth
Dan: Build your mental muscle around tradeoffs.
Jacob: Thinking about talking to junior developers.
Rein: The context we’re in when we’re thinking changes how we think.
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