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

In today's episode, we're talking about empathy and why everyone needs it.
In today's episode, we're talking about the paradox that happens when we get caught up seeking the perfect code. How do we address this and get past our own assumptions?
It's important to understand yourself. Most importantly, it's important to understand how your brain works. What are the things that stick with you and why do those things stick with you?
No Good Options July 2, 2018
We've been talking about choice on the past few episodes of Developer Tea and today we're going to continue down that road in today's episode. Today we're talking about how we navigate our careers when we feel like there are no good options out there for
Choice Frameworking June 29, 2018
In today's episode, we're talking about pros and cons lists based on what we're focusing on, either positive or negative and on the weight of our overall goals.
Choices shape our careers, and in today's episode, we're going to talk about decision making and how we can evaluate decisions to move forward instead of letting decisions stop us.
Today we're talking about changes that we want to make both for ourselves and in our careers. To help guide this conversation, we'll be looking at a few motivational quotes from Kent Beck. Kent is an author, speaker, and developer who's on a mission to h
Coding In The Moment June 22, 2018
The way we develop is impacted by the way we view the world around us. In today's episode, we're talking about the concept of mindfulness and recognizing that the past is out of our reach while the future fluctuates. This uncertainty can impact the way we
In today's episode, we're talking about how you get used to something over time. More specifically we talk about how our normalcies are created.
In today's episode, we're talking about breaking the habit of incremental progress. How can we step away from solving the problems that are right in front of us and dig deeper into the core of a problem?
On this show, we often talk about breaking a problem down into smaller tasks, and in today's episode, we have the pleasure of speaking with Andrew Ofstad, who a co-founder of Airtable. Airtable is the future of data management, specifically spreadsheet d
On this show, we often talk about breaking a problem down into smaller tasks, and in today's episode, we have the pleasure of speaking with Andrew Ofstad, who a co-founder of Airtable. Airtable is the future of data management, specifically spreadsheet d
Take a moment to think about what time it is. In today's episode, we're going to talk about how time matters to the work you do.
How do you set yourself up for a productive day? That's what we're going to be talking about in today's episode and how we can use our own motivations to get us through some of the harder parts in our day.
One of the skills that you'll always need to get better at is debugging. Today, we're getting extremely practical and talking about how debugging is an incredibly complex thing that developers have to do and how we can get better.
When was the last time you slowed down your thinking to focus a little further out. Today, we're going to focus on our fears and anxieties about our future selves and use that to help us do our current work well.
On this show, you know we talk about psychology quite a bit and today we sat down with Jon Yobonski to talk about LawsofUX.com and other practical phycological principles. In the second part of this two-part interview with Jon, we talk about LawsofUX.com
On this show, you know we talk about psychology quite a bit and today we sat down with Jon Yobonski to talk about Laws of UX.com and other practical phycological principles. In the first part of this two-part interview with Jon, we talk about LawsofUX.co
Do you ever get the sense that your day is planned for you? In today's episode, we're talking about how much we believe our days are controlled by us vs. controlled by decisions we've made in the past.
Motivation Batching May 23, 2018
Take a moment to take a few breaths. That's what we're talking about in today's episode, taking a moment to appreciate the time you live in and how far you've come as a person and a developer.