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Working with teams to develop software – and feel a little frustrated?

After 25 years and nearly 40 software projects trust me, I’ve been there.

5 years ago life threw me a curve ball, so I quit my software consulting gig and started a YouTube channel, Healthy Software Developer.

It pissed me off that nobody was sharing the truth of what it really takes to succeed in the software industry.

If you ever start thinking you’re the only one having a really hard time, don’t believe it. You are not alone!

I’d be happy to help if you ever need to talk. I offer software development career coaching these days.

New to my YouTube channel? Here’s a few episodes of the show people really seem to like. Maybe you can relate.

How Senior Programmers ACTUALLY Write Code

June 26, 2022 | 13:37

The syntax and patterns you use on software projects don’t matter nearly as much as the standards you hold yourself to for professionalism.

200 Software Developers Told Me What They REALLY Want

June 26, 2022 | 15:36

I thought I knew what developers needed, but then I met over 200 people online to learn what unlocks their career. The results were surprising in some ways, and not in others….

Is There Really Such Thing As A GOOD Programmer?

June 14, 2022 | 14:28

It’s tempting to compare yourself to other devs or take assessments to see how you measure up, but it’s impossible to know if you’re a good programmer!

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The Inconceivable Politics of My First Software Project

May 24, 2022 | 29:16

The first software project of my career was a masterclass in surviving corporate politics that I’ll never forget. Writing code was the least of my problems!

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Why Are Programmers Never HAPPY With Their Job?

May 11, 2022 | 15:21

The 4 developer career desires is a concept I discovered through career coaching other people in tech positions over the past 3 years

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Canceling Programmers for Mistakes? You’re Next!

May 4, 2022 | 20:54

Today we’re going to talk about how canceling developers and other IT professionals for mistakes can hold you back from the career you want in software.

Free dev career guide

If you agree with what I’ve said on YouTube about the lies (and truths) of the software industry – you might like this!

It’s a short e-book with some important things I’ve learned about staying mentally healthy when we develop software.