Developer Tea

by Spec Network, Inc. · · ·

Developer Tea exists to help driven developers connect to their ultimate purpose and excel at their work so that they can positively impact the people they influence. With over 7 million downloads to date, Developer Tea is a short podcast hosted by Jonathan Cutrell (@jcutrell), co-founder of Spec and developer at @Clearbit. We hope you'll take the topics from this podcast and continue the conversation, either online or in person with your peers. Twitter: @developertea :: Email: developertea@gmail.com

Today we have an awesome guest that I met outside of his profession. Today's guest is Trevor Hinesley, who is the CTO of Soundstripe and in part 2 of this two-part interview with Trevor, we talk about some struggles that go along with being a leader at a
Today we have an awesome guest that I met outside of his profession. Today's guest is Trevor Hinesley, who is the CTO of Soundstripe, and in part 1 of this two-part interview with Trevor, we talk about the path we took to get to a leadership role.
In today's episode, we're going to talk about the Dreyfus model of skill acquisition.
Working with code that's been directed by humans can be intimidating. We come to the table with our emotions, bias, opinions and experiences and approach writing code from one day to the next. In today's episode, we're talking about our humanity, combine
Today we're talking about how we can still become great developers in craft and yet still find ourselves googling the things we've forgotten. We'll talk about how to get beyond ourselves as being great at something and remind ourselves that we are all con
5 Learning Anti-Patterns Sept. 28, 2018
In today's episode, we're getting back to the bread and butter of learning and talking about the ways we learn and talk about five different anti-patterns for learning.
In today's episode, we're talking about three anti-partners that you are probably experiencing or creating with your co-workers that you have learned, observed or emulated based on the people around us and specific behaviors that we can avoid to improve o
Think about a time when you got great advice. In today's episode of Developer Tea, we're going to talk about the relevance of advice we receive and how we should be listening and following the advice we get today and advice we've gotten in the past.
Doing good work breaks down when you can't realize your own self-worth. In today's episode, we're talking about decision making. accepting that we'll make mistakes and the ability to take action in the face of uncertainty.
Advice and Survivorship Sept. 19, 2018
There are some huge glaring problems when we only look at successful people and try to emulate them. That's what we're going to talk about today, advice from successful people and what to question.
In today's episode, we're talking about the idea that shortcuts lead to a faster solution. Typically we make shortcuts in the name of getting a minimum viable product out the door. We'll dig into what these shortcuts can do well and what we can miss is ta
Purposeful Mini-Rituals Sept. 14, 2018
What are some key things that make up your days? In today's episode, we're talking about purposeful rituals to help us find our career purpose.
What do you need to be happy? Today we're going to talk about finding the things that we need to make us happy in ourselves and where we can put our efforts to continue making us happy down the road.
In today's episode, we're talking about uncovering internal fears and how we can face them, instead of avoiding them.
In today's episode, we're going to talk about how the experiences you have influence your behaviors and the pros and cons of being experiences vs. experiencing something for the first time.
Magnitude of Our Beliefs Sept. 5, 2018
In today's episode, we're talking about our development beliefs and how we can prepare ourselves if those development beliefs are challenged and change.
We talk about bias on this show quite a bit but haven't talked about what biases are. In today's episode, we're going to identify different types of biases and give you some tools to respond when you notice yourself reacting to bias.
Today we're talking about intentionally defined systems to help us do our jobs better, so we can do our work smarter in the long term.
In today's episode, we're reflecting on how we acted yesterday and exploring our opportunities ahead of us.
In today's episode, we're going to talk about different tactics and times of day to make tough vs. easy decisions during your day.