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I did an interview a few months ago for The Entrepreneurial Coder Podcast. A) Best Name Ever for a Podcast. B) Fantastic Podcast Content for Developers wanting to make that next leap. In the interview, I talk about the decision I made early on with Code Your Way Up in where to focus my energies and who I wanted to reach with the book. From the beginning I had two clear audiences in mind; Developers…

I was reading this article about how the Norwegians get through winter and one line, in particular, blew me away. This is easy enough to change; simply refuse to participate in the Misery Olympics.  It’s not going to be an easy start to the year, it’s not going to be the same January 1st as it has been for so many years of your life. But you have a choice on what you want to…

But if that’s the case, why are you talking about the followers you have? Or how many you need to reach the next tier (who knew there were tiers)? If it’s not about the followers, than why are we counting?

Because if you aren’t taking a break right now, at least a day here or there, you’re going to regret it. I was talking with a friend the other day about taking time between the 24th and 1st. Rarely have I ever taken the whole period off (it’s not a badge of honour or anything, it’s just what it is). I’ll take a few days here or there randomly depending on the weather and what…

If you are going to have an email address on your website, make sure it goes to someone. If you are going to have a chatbot on your website, make sure it makes connecting the person to someone in your company as quickly as possible. If you’re going to have a social media presence, setup an internal SLA (Service Level Agreement) for when it can and should be actioned. If you have a phone number,…