This is the first of four eventual posts that will articulate the approach my teams take to code pipelines and what I have identified as the four primary factors therein.
Countless studies have shown that in the software/tech industry your core skills are only the surface of what’s most important for a particular career/job. What really matters is your ability to communicate, solve problems and empathize. Essentially your social skills and your emotional intelligence.
Recently I was encouraged to read Primed to Perform by Neel Doshi, and Lindsay McGregor, and I could not have been more delighted. The style of writing fits precisely with my learning style of essentially teaching by example. The case studies and examples are compelling and the data yields tremendous value that I found to be directly and immediately applicable to my daily work life; and to a lesser extent also with how to help my kids be more successful too.