Blog Posts by Jayme Edwards

Can Imposter Syndrome Help Software Developers Grow?

We all put up with imposter syndrome when we're new, because others expect that we don't know what we're doing.But after a few years in software development, we need to feel it again....

Cope With A Failing Software Project

We all hate that sinking feeling when we know we're on a failing software project. What you do then will have a bigger impact on your health than your reputation....

Can You Be Agile – When Your Company Isn’t?

I spent most of my career trying to help companies develop software better. But people in positions of power are often driven by greed and the illusion of control, and they won't support efforts that require them to change....

5 Signs Your Software Business Is Led By Amateurs!

Get the feeling the people running your software business don't know what they're doing? 5 signs your software business is led by amateurs!...

How To Confront Difficult Software Developers About Their Behavior

Here's some strategies to help you confront difficult software developers about their behavior so you can help them progress....

Needing To Be Understood Makes Software Professionals Dislike You

Today I'd like to share 4 behaviors that can stem from needing to be understood that can cause others dislike you....

Is Wanting To Feel Important Hurting Your Software Career?

Once you've been in software for a bit, growing in your career isn't about you. Could wanting to feel important be holding you back?...

Overcome Attachment: Discover Lean Software Development

Today I'd like to offer some strategies to overcome attachment so you can get others to use agile and lean software development methods....

How To Build Consensus For Software Decisions

Do you need to get people to agree and come to consensus so you can grow on your software project, or in your career?...

How To Shut Down Your Feature Factory

Are you developing software under pressure like a "feature factory", but there never seems to be any economic benefit to the changes?...

5 Ways Dishonesty HURTS Your Software Development Career!

Today I'd like to share some ways dishonesty hurts your software development career, including past ways I have been dishonest that I now see are common....
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