Developing Up

Developing Up

A podcast focused on the non-technical side of being a developer, because your career is about more than the code you write.

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    Challenging Yourself

    A career in development if full of challenges. However it can be easy to slip into a cycle of development stagnation, approaching every problem the same way, with the same tools. In this episode we talk about the values of finding ways to challenge yourself as a developer and how it helps you grow in your career. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/33

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    Balance

    Your development career is not an isolated part of your life. In this episode we talk about why it is important to maintain balance in your life as a developer. Going beyond beyond "work/life" to maintain a "Happy place" that allows you to be the best developer and self that you can be. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/32

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    Leadership Mindsets

    Technical leadership is not a specific role, it is a mindset. In this episode we explore the traits and behaviors that make for great technical leaders. No matter your development role or experience you have the opportunity to embody these traits to grow your development career. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/31

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    Imposter Syndrome

    Development is full of complexities and challenges. Because of this, it can be difficult to maintain confidence in your development abilities. Int his episode we discuss the five different types of Imposter Syndrome. Outline causes, effects and methods for how to overcome as a developer. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/30

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    Different Perspectives

    The users who interact with our code and the people we work with experience the world different then we do. For our work and careers to be successful, we need to be able to view our work from these varied perspectives. In todays episode we talk with Carie Fisher about applying different perspectives to development. Show notes for this episode are available at http://www.developingup.com/29

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    Knowing What Not to Build

    Development is about building solutions to solve problems. But when developing solutions, do you need to build everything yourself? In this episode we discuss why it is part of your job as a developer to know when to reuse existing solutions and the benefits of doing so. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/28

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    Continuous Learning

    The only way to grow and progress in your development career is to be constantly learning. In this episode we talk about why learning is an essential tool for growing in your development career. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/27

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    Developer Mindsets

    Development is not just an activity, it is a state of mind. In this episode we discuss how effective mindsets help you in approaching your development projects and your development career. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/26

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    Taking Risks

    An important part of your development career is understanding when and how to take risks. In this episode we discuss why it is important to take risks as a developer, the two types of risks you'll face and how to balance risk with reward in development. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/25

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    Dealing with Change

    The one constant in your development career will be change. Change in your projects, change in your role & responsibilities and changes in your life. In the season one finale we talk about how to approach changes in these areas with a constructive, positive mindset. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://www.developingup.com/24

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