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A new episode of Remotely Prepared is up and it’s on a topic that I’ve just been hearing and experiencing so much since the Covid-19 pandemic hit and that is community. Community of your team, your company, your friends, your customers, everywhere you look, communities are pulling together to help one another get through this. It’s fantastic to see. Full episode is here – https://www.upsidedownoffice.com/podcast/its-all-about-community

I was listening to a great podcast in the car today – “Programming Leadership” – and the topic was on Agile Development. At one point the interviewee on the cast said something along the lines of – “you learn a couple of methodologies, you put them into a toolbox and you pick what works for your organization and you do it.” – I almost pulled the car off to the side of the road. I’ve…

It’s been almost four months that people have been working remotely – many from the unfortunate locations of their couch, coffee tables, basements with no windows, the list goes on and on. These aren’t ideal workplace scenarios for many – they didn’t volunteer to be work remotely on the flip of a coin, they were told not to come in. On Remotely Prepared, we do our best to help you navigate this new environment and…

If you want the next app you write to be the greatest thing since slice bread there are two things you need to build into it. One solve a problem, this is key, if you’re not solving a problem, you’re building a game, that’s okay, but we’re in it to solve problems. Next once you solve that problem, create a way for them to bring their team into the mix. Not their friends, but their…

We worry too much about messing things up. When we should be worrying about holding back and not messing it up in the first place. It’s the mess that shows us how best to clean things up and make them better then they were before. Want more? Check out my book Code Your Way Up – available as an eBook or Paperback on Amazon (CAN and US). I’m also the co-host of the Remotely Prepared…