Devs, stop complaining about recruiters. You sound like an asshole.

Every so often, my Twitter stream – and probably yours – will include some annoyed (or perversely-entertained) developer sharing a tale of sorrow and woe. The tragedy? They’ve been spammed by a recruiter. Horror! Look. Are many technical recruiters clueless*? Yes. Are you glad you have your job and not theirs? Also yes? Then try gratefulness…

More Time for Future You

I recently stumbled on a really great interview with Rory Vaden about self discipline and personal effectiveness. While Rory Vaden may sound like a Sith Lord, he is actually a NYT bestselling author and the guest on Episode #124 of the Art of Manliness podcast. The entire episode is littered with brilliant one-liners that at first sound like bizspeak yawners,…

Fear of Failure

People are afraid of a lot of things: Public Speaking Failure Success (a little baffling, but apparently, it’s a thing) Leadership Making Decisions (and more to the point – living with the consequences) Spiders, Wasps, Snakes, etc. Socializing and Networking For me, it’s wasps, networking, and failure. I might have thought that after my years at…