The time may have come to quit - you've done all you can and it's time to move on... You're going to make a change, maybe you've even got another job ... but how do you do it? You don't want to burn bridges or make bosses into villains.
Life can be treated as a series of investments ... some more lucrative than others and it's hard to know what to invest in first or when to invest. However - this one investment, if you're set on becoming a developer should be done as early as possible.
At a point in your career, you'll come across a bug or a problem that you just have no idea how to solve. In order to tackle these seemingly unsurmountable hurdles - you need a method, The Scientific Method.
Emotional reactions have a lasting effect - In order to be effective you need to be in control of your emotions, it's one of the greatest self-investments you'll ever make.
Do you struggle to communicate your message or struggle to get others on board with your ideas? Strong communication is built on getting others to discover the answer themselves ... and one way you can do that today, is with metaphors.
You want to write code that is self-documenting, right? It's often discussed amongst agile developers ... but is talked about far more than it's actually practiced. Avoid being that developer and start putting in place steps to writing better, self-documenting code.
Sometimes inspiration can come from the most obscure of places. When cold, wet, lost and alone in amongst the trees in New Hampshire came a lesson about leadership and staying calm under pressure ...
Staying calm under pressure is about having a solid process to stand behind - That's why I make it a priority to take stock before I take action.
I reveal 5 ways that you can ask better questions to get better answers from your colleagues and your bosses - crucial information if you're just starting out or have a new job as you'll be asking a LOT of questions!
My top 3 metaphors that I use when converting particularly technical issues into concepts anyone can understand