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Developer Tea

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Developer Tea exists to help driven developers connect to their ultimate purpose and excel at their work so that they can positively impact the people they influence.

With over 13 million downloads to date, Developer Tea is a short podcast hosted by Jonathan Cutrell (@jcutrell), co-founder of Spec and Director of Engineering at PBS. We hope you'll take the topics from this podcast and continue the conversation, either online or in person with your peers. Twitter: @developertea :: Email: [email protected]

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Episodes

Managing Using Core Indicators of Team Outcomes

June 03, 2024 07:00 - 14 minutes - 13 MB

In this episode, we use the Start / Stop / Continue framework in a new way. As leaders, we should always know what outcome indicators a given discussion is based on. In this episode, we discuss the three core outcome indicators for managers to pay close attention to. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a part of a supportive community of engi...

Inverted Thinking As a Strategy To Combat Bias

May 15, 2024 07:00 - 6 minutes - 6.12 MB

In today's episode, we talk about inversion and inverted thinking. This is a mental model inspired by considering the "negative space" instead of the space occupied by the thing you are seeking. For example, if you are trying to avoid failure, you might intuitively seek a "successful strategy" instead of looking at the reasons it may fail directly. Inversion will help you avoid these traps. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have o...

Talking To Yourself for Better One-On-Ones

May 08, 2024 07:00 - 10 minutes - 10 MB

In today's episode we discuss a preparation step for your next one-on-one. Don't just wing it - do your homework... and talk to yourself a little bit. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a part of a supportive community of engineers (non-engineers welcome!) working to improve their lives and careers, join us on the Developer Tea Discord commu...

Interview Prep: Two Counterintuitive Tips

May 01, 2024 07:00 - 21 minutes - 20.1 MB

In today's episode we'll discuss some counterintuitive advice for your interviews. This advice applies in interview settings, but also applies in 1-1 meetings as well. 🙏 Today's Episode is Brought To you by: Unblocked Unblocked provides helpful and accurate answers developers need to get jobs done. It tailors answers by augmenting your source code with existing team knowledge in GitHub, Slack, Confluence and more. Spend less time digging for context and more time building great software. C...

The Top Resumé Mistake I See, Plus the Best Resumé Advice I've Ever Received

April 25, 2024 07:00 - 18 minutes - 16.6 MB

After today's episode, your resumé is going to get better! In this episode I will share the biggest mistake and the best advice I've ever received about building a great resumé. This will take some work from you, but I hope you walk away from this episode feeling like you have the right mindset to improve your resumé drastically, and land more interviews, ultimately leading to better job opportunities for the Developer Tea audience! 🙏 Today's Episode is Brought To you by: Neo4j Is your cod...

Prioritization Using Critical Path Thinking

April 23, 2024 07:00 - 13 minutes - 12.8 MB

In today's episode, we talk about the counterintuitive process of prioritizing based on critical path. This is not a novel concept that I've invented, but rather a revisiting of the classic discussion started by Eli Goldratt in his book "The Goal", and later in his book "Critical Path", based on the theory of constraints. 🙏 Today's Episode is Brought To you by: PropelAuth If you're building a B2B product and looking for an auth provider that can support you now and as you grow, give Propel...

Cultural Antidotes - Clarity Isn't Just Honesty

April 17, 2024 07:00 - 13 minutes - 12.8 MB

The most common mistake for any manager is to fail to clarify. This often happens because we mistake our average communications for having perfect clarity, when in fact we most often don't communicate at high levels of clarity. This isn't because we are bad at communication, but rather because our social communications carry less consequence when they aren't precise. Clarity is not simply being honest. We'll discuss the importance of clarity in this episode, and your first steps towards ach...

Demystifying Culture and Values

April 10, 2024 07:00 - 21 minutes - 19.3 MB

What does your culture have to do with your values? In this episode we open up the discussion about a model of thinking for culture and values to understand how they link, and more importantly, when they don't. 🙏 Today's Episode is Brought To you by: Unblocked Unblocked provides helpful and accurate answers developers need to get jobs done. It tailors answers by augmenting your source code with existing team knowledge in GitHub, Slack, Confluence and more. Spend less time digging for conte...

Principles of Work - Shorten Your Feedback Loops

April 03, 2024 07:00 - 18 minutes - 16.6 MB

Your feedback loops should be short enough that the cost of making a mistake is low enough that the value of the learning in the feedback loop exceeds the magnitude of the cost of a mistake. In other words: shorten your feedback loops to the point that you're no longer afraid to make a mistake. 🙏 Today's Episode is Brought To you by: Unblocked Unblocked provides helpful and accurate answers developers need to get jobs done. It tailors answers by augmenting your source code with existing te...

Principles of Work - Be Your Own Advocate

March 29, 2024 07:00 - 12 minutes - 11.7 MB

In this episode we discuss the importance of being your own advocate, and why this is likely the most rational position to hold. The takeaway: At any point, the person advocating the most for you is almost definitely YOU. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a part of a supportive community of engineers (non-engineers welcome!) working to impr...

Practical Application of Information Theory

March 27, 2024 07:00 - 17 minutes - 16 MB

In this episode we discuss a practical application of information theory. Information theory is similar to the classic theory of communication, but distinct in important ways; these two theories together are a useful combo for creating a strategy for clarification. 🙏 Today's Episode is Brought To you by: Unblocked Unblocked provides helpful and accurate answers developers need to get jobs done. It tailors answers by augmenting your source code with existing team knowledge in GitHub, Slack,...

Revisiting Core Working Principles - Hyperfixation on Measurements and Communication Degradation

March 22, 2024 18:50 - 19 minutes - 17.4 MB

In today's episode we talk about working principles again. Specifically, we're looking at a problem with measurement fixation, as well as the natural curve of degradation that most communication follows. 🙏 Today's Episode is Brought To you by: Jam.dev If you’re an engineer and you would rather spend your time writing code than responding to comments in your issue tracker, send your team Jam.dev. Go to jam.dev to get started, it’s free. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and wou...

Revisiting Core Working Principles - Clarity as a Precursor to Focus and Strategy for Possibilities

March 20, 2024 13:05 - 18 minutes - 17.1 MB

In this episode we are revisiting some of my own personal core principles of working. I'm sharing these with you for you to do whatever you want with them, so please share however you can! The principles we discuss today are around the relationship between clarity and focus, and about how most negotiations aren't about feasibility but instead about strategy. 🙏 Today's Episode is Brought To you by: Neo4j Is your code getting dragged down by endless JOINs and long query times? Try simplifyi...

Two Principle Categories To Judge Productivity Advice

March 16, 2024 07:00 - 23 minutes - 21.6 MB

In today's episode we talk about principles of productivity. Most of the advice you receive will fit in the two categories we discuss in this episode. Once you connect with these ideas, you'll be able to use them for your own gain. 🙏 Today's Episode is Brought To you by: Jam.dev If you’re an engineer and you would rather spend your time writing code than responding to comments in your issue tracker, send your team Jam.dev. Go to jam.dev to get started, it’s free. 📮 Ask a Question If you ...

Cost of Delay Curves and Classes of Service

March 14, 2024 07:00 - 24 minutes - 22.5 MB

In today's episode we discuss the concept of "cost of delay", and explore the fact that cost of delay does not necessarily follow a linear path. When cost of delay has a cliff, or an exponential curve, how do you weigh one opportunity versus another? 🙏 Today's Episode is Brought To you by: Unblocked If you would rather spend your time coding instead of digging for answers or dealing with questions from colleagues, give Unblocked a try. Unblocked provides helpful and accurate answers to que...

Taking Personal Accountability for Systematic Failures

March 08, 2024 08:00 - 14 minutes - 13.4 MB

"What actions can I take to get better from here?" This seems like a simple concept, but in practice we often are more interested in protecting our ego. In this episode we try to practice this self-accountability through an exercise. 🙏 Today's Episode is Brought To you by: Jam.dev If you’re an engineer and you would rather spend your time writing code than responding to comments in your issue tracker, send your team Jam.dev. Go to jam.dev to get started, it’s free. 📮 Ask a Question If y...

Stat Series: What Statistical Measure Are You Overusing? (And What to Do About It), Part Two

March 06, 2024 08:00 - 18 minutes - 17.2 MB

In this episode we continue our discussion about the most overused statistical measurement. We'll talk about a few more counterintuitive properties of the average, and how you might be underserving your colleagues as a result of thinking in averages. 🙏 Today's Episode is Brought To you by: Neo4j Is your code getting dragged down by endless JOINs and long query times? Try simplifying the complexity with graphs! With Neo4j, you can code in your favorite programming language and against any ...

Stat Series: What Statistical Measure Are You Overusing? (And What to Do About It), Part One

March 01, 2024 12:10 - 18 minutes - 16.6 MB

On average, you're probably overusing this specific type of statistic. In today's episode, we discuss the king of all misleading numbers: averages! There's so much to talk about with averages that we're splitting this into two parts. Disclaimer: I am not a mathematician. But we will talk about some of the interesting properties of averages and why they are so addictive to use for humans, but more practically what counterintuitive ways we might be using them incorrectly. If you're using you...

Treat Your Time as A Product You Own

February 28, 2024 08:00 - 11 minutes - 10.3 MB

Today we explore the idea of treating your time as a product. Start with a wishlist: what do you wish was true about your week? What are your "if-only" statements? Next, put on your product owner hat. How would you improve the situation, if you knew the "consumer"'s requests? This exercise should provide unique insight and a new lens to view your time and agency through. 🙏 Today's Episode is Brought To you by: Unblocked If you would rather spend your time coding instead of digging for an...

Von Restorff Isolation Effect and a Backfiring of Process

February 25, 2024 01:00 - 13 minutes - 12.2 MB

The Von Restorff effect says we remember things that stand out. This is probably mostly intuitive - "that stood out to me" is a common colloquialism. But what isn't intuitive is the implied downside of uniformity, which is often the product of process. In other words, if your process creates perfect uniformity, elevating any one thing, say, in priority, is going to be exceedingly difficult. Additionally, if your "escalation" process is overused, it will once again violate the point of the ...

Perform a Career Premortem

February 22, 2024 08:00 - 15 minutes - 14.1 MB

In today's episode, we do a journaling exercise to provide a new lens on developing your own career roadmap. We're going to practice the power of hindsight, finding our wiser selves, and ultimately looking forward and backward...at the same time. It sounds a little odd, but it's all based in solid cognitive science. If you have a notoriously hard time figuring out your career path, I'd invite you to participate! 🙏 Today's Episode is Brought To you by: Neo4j Is your code getting dragged do...

Delegation, Ownership, Responsibility, and Agency

February 16, 2024 08:00 - 16 minutes - 15 MB

As you grow your career, you will continuously lean on delegation to scale your efforts and focus on the most important things. True delegation requires ownership, and ownership can be thought of in two critical parts: agency and responsibility. In today's episode, we discuss the fool's errand of delegating only one or the other of these parts. 🙏 Today's Episode is Brought To you by: Jam.dev If you’re an engineer and you would rather spend your time writing code than responding to commen...

Apply Little's Law To What You Can Control

February 03, 2024 08:00 - 12 minutes - 11.7 MB

Little's Law explains, in a given queuing system, what the relationships of throughput within that system are. We can garner insights both for our work, and for our own lives, by recognizing how these relationships work and what we can do to utilize them. In this episode, we talk about when it is useful to use Little's law to your advantage. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 ...

Finding Leverage by Escaping Functional Fixedness

January 26, 2024 08:00 - 12 minutes - 11.3 MB

Finding leverage is difficult to do, but a lot of the reason for this is that we allow ourselves to fall into well-traveled cognitive pathways. If we reject the solution domain-set that comes to mind immediately, we may be able to consider options for solutions we had never considered. This larger solution set may also include a high-leverage option we had previously ignored. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, dro...

Is it Actually Important to Question Assumptions?

January 16, 2024 08:00 - 9 minutes - 9.04 MB

In today's episode, we discuss turtles, resolutions, and why your beliefs and what you see as fact is probably worth questioning anyway. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a part of a supportive community of engineers (non-engineers welcome!) working to improve their lives and careers, join us on the Developer Tea Discord community by visiti...

9 Years - Persistence by Reducing Expectation

January 05, 2024 08:00 - 18 minutes - 16.7 MB

Today Marks 9 Years of Developer Tea. Thank you all for your support, and your friendship. I wish you all well on your journey, and may you find clarity, perspective, and purpose. (Don't worry, we aren't going anywhere!) 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a part of a supportive community of engineers (non-engineers welcome!) working to impr...

Good Plans, Bad Plans, and Road Trips

December 15, 2023 08:00 - 19 minutes - 17.8 MB

What characterizes good plans from bad ones? And how can you make your plans better on average? In this episode we discuss how to better organize your intentions and processes to yield better plans. 🎙 Sponsor Today's episode is sponsored by Miro! Miro provides the creative freedom, collaboration, and integration you need to get your team moving in the same direction. I use it nearly every day, it's become an indispensable part of my tool kit as an engineering manager, and I think you'll lo...

Negative and Positive Lollapalooza Effects

December 09, 2023 21:30 - 22 minutes - 20.4 MB

The "lollapalooza" effect (coined by Charlie Munger) occurs when multiple other effects have a compounded outcome that tends to create an extreme situation. In this episode, we discuss lollapalooza effects and how you might fall victim to them, and more importantly, how you can use them to your advantage. 🎙 Sponsor Today's episode is sponsored by Miro! Miro provides the creative freedom, collaboration, and integration you need to get your team moving in the same direction. I use it nearly...

Fresh Eyes - How Anchoring Bias, Bandwagon Effect, Status Quo Bias, and Uniqueness Bias Interact When Joining New Groups

December 01, 2023 08:00 - 16 minutes - 15.2 MB

When you are newly joining a team, you have a huge opportunity to do something that no one on the team has: to find your "weathervane." The pressure pushing against you to adopt the beliefs of the team you are joining. What you do with it is one huge way a team can improve, or otherwise, stay the same. 🎙 Sponsor Today's episode is sponsored by Miro! Miro provides the creative freedom, collaboration, and integration you need to get your team moving in the same direction. I use it nearly eve...

The Dark Side of Optimism Bias

November 27, 2023 12:00 - 14 minutes - 13.6 MB

Most people believe good things will happen by default. Not to be the bearer of bad news, but there's a downside to this endless optimism. You cannot will good things to happen, and when you don't prepare for adverse events, you won't be ready when they inevitably occur. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a part of a supportive community of ...

Backlog Psychology - Breaking Out of the Habit Trap

November 09, 2023 11:00 - 12 minutes - 11.3 MB

Your team's process for managing a backlog is probably growing stale because you are running on habit rather than procedure. Break out of procedure and remind yourself why you have a process to begin with: orient yourself to the outcomes! 🎙 Sponsor Today's episode is sponsored by Miro! Miro provides the creative freedom, collaboration, and integration you need to get your team moving in the same direction. I use it nearly every day, it's become an indispensable part of my tool kit as an en...

Availability Heuristic and Substituting Hard Questions

November 03, 2023 11:00 - 17 minutes - 15.7 MB

What is it about our present situation that changes our perspective? In today's episode we talk about the availability bias and why our present reality looms so large in our decisionmaking. 🎙 Sponsor Today's episode is sponsored by Miro! Miro provides the creative freedom, collaboration, and integration you need to get your team moving in the same direction. I use it nearly every day, it's become an indispensable part of my tool kit as an engineering manager, and I think you'll love it. Pl...

Spend Your Time Intentionally Through Expectation Mapping

October 26, 2023 09:30 - 14 minutes - 13.4 MB

What do you expect of yourself? Are you spending your time in ways that align with those expectations? In this episode, I provide you a simple framework as a starting lens for getting a better idea of how you are spending your time in relation to who cares the most about those investments. You'll walk away with a new lens on how to evaluate your most precious resource: time. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, dro...

What is the Real Question? How To Be An Exceptional Listener

October 21, 2023 07:00 - 9 minutes - 8.42 MB

Almost every conversation you have will start with a question. Have you stopped to listen closely? Questions are extremely meaningful and deeply human. Paying close attention to questions is a skill that will put you head and shoulders above the average engineer or manager. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a part of a supportive community ...

Backlog Psychology - Fix Your Broken Expectations

October 12, 2023 07:00 - 8 minutes - 7.62 MB

How often does reality match your expectations exactly? Sure, you may guess in the ball park, but usually there are errors in our expectations. In today's episode, I talk about a simple shift in thinking that will help improve your expectations for your work. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a part of a supportive community of engineers (...

Backlog Psychology - Practice Requires Rhythmic Predictability

October 03, 2023 07:00 - 8 minutes - 7.38 MB

In this episode we continue a little mini-series called "Backlog psychology." How do you get better at anything? (Hopefully you said "practice" almost instinctively.) What does good practice look like? Your team has an opportunity to practice every meeting and every day. But if your days look different from one to the next, how will you ever have the opportunity to actually do that practice? 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you hav...

Backlog Psychology - Hyperbolic Discounting, Tech Debt, and Hacking Your Habits

September 21, 2023 07:00 - 16 minutes - 14.9 MB

In this episode we continue the mini-series "Backlog psychology." Would you rather have $5 now or $50 next week? The answer to this question, though it seems logically obvious which is better, does not always produce the same response. The required incentive to convince someone to wait tends to follow an exponential curve upward. This is not just true with money, but for any benefit and incentive: monetary, social, emotional, physical, etc. What does this mean for our backlogs? What about...

Backlog Psychology - The Ziegarnik Effect - Why Limiting Work In Progress Protects Your Cognitive Load

September 17, 2023 07:00 - 5 minutes - 4.94 MB

In this episode we kick off a little mini-series called "Backlog psychology." You've heard you should "limit your work in progress" - why? What makes more work in progress more difficult to handle? Cognitive load isn't just about multi-tasking in the moment - it's also about limiting your open tasks. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a pa...

Two Tips for Better Retros - Add Specificity, Respect Uncertainty

September 05, 2023 07:00 - 9 minutes - 8.66 MB

Your retros may feel like deadends where complaints go to die. If you're running retros and treating it only as an avenue for emotional support rather than continuous improvement, today's episode is for you. Retros are for improving iteratively over time. That can only happen if your outcomes are aligned to that iterative mindset. Two simple adjustments can help drive that improvement. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on th...

One Big Step Versus A Small Random Step

August 27, 2023 07:00 - 13 minutes - 12.3 MB

Count the cost of learning. When you choose a path towards a goal, it's absolutely critical to optimize for the cost of learning. Often, with software, it is easier to learn by a series of smaller steps, even if they start out as random, rather than take on the major risk of a large step possibly going the wrong direction. This isn't always true; sometimes, the cost of learning is *greater* with small steps. Determining which is true in your situation can make or break your plans. ## 📮 Ask ...

Interrogate Your Decision Making Rules

August 20, 2023 07:00 - 6 minutes - 6.16 MB

Decisions are made in many ways, but one important type of decisionmaking tool is the "rule." This is something you follow without any cognitive processing. But, we eventually develop rules as a part of habit-building. These are "implicit" rules - they aren't necessarily something you have set as a rule, but they are followed as if they were. These are worth interrogating, and perhaps replacing with more explicit rules. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to di...

Schedule Carving

August 12, 2023 07:00 - 12 minutes - 11.1 MB

Are you stuck trying to prioritize your long list of things you need to do? Maybe you're trying to establish a habitual routine or areas of investment in your schedule, budget, or decisionmaking. Figure out what you need to avoid first. This creates the opportunities you need to say yes. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a part of a suppor...

Long Term Scoreboard for Short Term Games

August 04, 2023 07:00 - 15 minutes - 14.5 MB

Are you measuring the wrong thing for your short term game? If so, you probably continuously change directions and are never sure if anything you do is working. It's time to rethink your scoreboard. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a part of a supportive community of engineers (non-engineers welcome!) working to improve their lives and car...

Slow Down and Start With One Goal

July 22, 2023 01:55 - 13 minutes - 12.7 MB

Your career doesn't have to take off without your approval. Slow down, and make sure you actually have goals you are setting. Control your own destiny by aligning your plan to your actual goal, or vice versa. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a part of a supportive community of engineers (non-engineers welcome!) working to improve their liv...

Using the Accountability Triangle When Diagnosing A Failure

July 13, 2023 07:00 - 12 minutes - 11 MB

Accountability can be complex. When something goes wrong, fingers start flying: *someone* needs to be held responsible.   But true accountability starts before anything goes wrong. In this episode, we discuss the Accountability Triangle, a mental model for ensuring that your accountability structures are valid and actually usable. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the ...

Career Growth Starts With Improving Your Clarity

July 03, 2023 07:00 - 15 minutes - 14 MB

Improving your clarity is the beginning of your journey in engineering leadership. This takes courage and patience, but the investment will benefit everyone you influence, including yourself. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a part of a supportive community of engineers (non-engineers welcome!) working to improve their lives and careers, j...

Tech Lag Over Tech Debt

June 26, 2023 07:00 - 18 minutes - 16.9 MB

If you've used the term Tech Debt, you probably know that the metaphor is loose at best. Taking on tech debt sometimes becomes a permanent choice, and the repayment isn't always a clear-cut investment. Most importantly, the concept of "debt" doesn't as easily take into account the human factors involved.   Tech lag (taking inspiration from jet lag) is about the thrash involved in changing the standard of quality. In this episode, we talk about how this metaphor applies where you normally m...

Good Negotiation is About Collaborative Problem Solving

June 12, 2023 07:00 - 10 minutes - 9.67 MB

Negotiation is not about getting more of what you want out of another person. Real artful negotiation is about finding alignment, and solving the problems presented at a level of divergence. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a part of a supportive community of engineers (non-engineers welcome!) working to improve their lives and careers, jo...

Tools To Deal With Layoff Anxiety

June 03, 2023 07:00 - 17 minutes - 15.8 MB

Layoffs happen whether we want them to or not. Being prepared with a principled approach can help relieve anxiety and produce better outcomes for when layoffs occur. In this episode, I give you two principled mental tools to help you deal with layoff anxieties no matter where you are in the picture. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a part ...

System Design - Limiting the Responsibilities Of A Given Actor

May 20, 2023 07:00 - 11 minutes - 10.9 MB

Everything around us is primarily governed by some kind of system. The question is, are you designing your systems intentionally, or just letting them emerge? In today's episode, I give you one piece of advice when designing your systems: limit the responsibility of a given actor in the system. 📮 Ask a Question If you enjoyed this episode and would like me to discuss a question that you have on the show, drop it over at: developertea.com. 📮 Join the Discord If you want to be a part of a ...

Guests

Ben Orenstein
6 Episodes
Kalid Azad
5 Episodes
Gabriel Weinberg
4 Episodes
Ali Spittel
3 Episodes
Wes Bos
3 Episodes
Will Larson
3 Episodes
Anil Dash
2 Episodes
Annie Duke
2 Episodes
Christopher Schmitt
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Daniel Pink
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David Hemphill
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Jason Snell
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Kenneth Reitz
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Kevin Kelly
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Pamela Vickers
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Rachel Smith
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Rita Rovira
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Sam Lambert
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Scott Jehl
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Andi Graham
1 Episode
Andrea Goulet
1 Episode
Kent Beck
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