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Code Your Way Up is Available Today

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Aka – the Neverending Project. If you’ve been reading what I’ve been putting out over the past few years or engaged in some conversations on topics of software and leadership, I have good news – I finally finished the neverending project. Code Your Way Up is available today for purchase as an eBook or Paperback on Amazon (CAN and US). Full details are available here on all...

The Title of Your Meeting

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In most cases, people are receiving your invite on their phone where they can only see the title and have to click again to view the message contents. So that nice, big paragraph you wrote outlining what needed to be done in the meeting, no one saw it, no one read it. To top it all off, your title was something generic like – “Status Update” – when really it’s more...

The Packed Bus Stop

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We like getting a bus stop when it is packed because then we know the bus hasn’t come yet. Because than we know we are all in this together. Because than we feel like a team and we are all there for each other. The other option when you get to a packed bus stop… Is to complain that the bus is late. Is to gripe that there won’t be enough seats. Is to complain about the weather. A...

Promoting Yourself

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This never gets easy. Most of us don’t want to write an email on our accomplishments or write a blog listing out our credentials and all that we are up to. Even more, we don’t want to stand-up in a meeting and say to everyone – I did this, I gathered the information, I analyzed it, I built the prototype, I put it all together and I made a product. There are a lot of Is in there...

Promote Your Work

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Getting the word out on who you are and what you can do is one of the hardest tasks a developer will perform. Whether it’s getting in front of people to do a presentation, running a podcast (and listening to your own voice thereafter), creating a video, writing a blog or giving yourself a glowing review on your last project performance – it never comes easy. We are our own hardest...

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