It always sets in mid-way through a project. You look at the work you’ve done, you look at the work you have to do and you wonder whether you have it in you to get. It’s not easy, it was never meant to be easy, and for the faint of heart, they throw in the towel or move onto something different. But not you. You won’t give up. You won’t throw in the towel. You…

I recently took part in an interview for the newsletter – Developer to Manager. I have been subscribing to it for a while and love the content and format that gets put out for this blog. The format is really interesting and if you’re looking to get started in Managing and Leading Software teams, it’s a great place to start to not only see what your fellow peers are doing but gain some insight from…

Means something went wrong. Whatever it was that you were planning didn’t work out. The plan you had set in motion, broke and now you need to find a new plan. Bad News is happening all around us. What we do with it is still up to us.

Not when it runs. Not when it does what’s in the requirements. Not when it doesn’t break the unit tests. Not when QA passes it. But when the client says – “that’s cool.” Then you know it’s complete, everything else up until that point is simply a beta.

I did an interview a while back on How to move up the Career Ladder on the Mentoring Developers Podcast. This is a great podcast for developers looking to learn and figure out their career trajectory, where they are headed and what they can to do get there. Had a really great time on the show. As a bonus, we recorded the video for the episode as well, available here.