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Healthy Software Developer

By Jayme Edwards, Software Development Consultant

I've been struggling for over 20 years to keep a healthy work/life balance on software development teams. With so many problems in our industry, the more money I made the more ridiculous people's expectations were. This podcast is a log of my insights and mistakes on the journey to finding healthy ways for people to build software.

  1. 1.
    My Recovery From Programmer Anger06/06/2019
    51:19
  2. 2.
    Scott Nimrod on Personal Reputation vs Teamwork03/15/2019
    1:25:08
  3. 3.
    Woody Zuill on Mob Programming and Influencing Change03/12/2019
    1:08:10
  4. 4.
    How Agile Teams Grow Toxic! Ep. 4 Commitments03/08/2019
    25:03
  5. 5.
    Response to Comments on "Sprint Planning is Bullshit!"03/06/2019
    12:34
  6. 6.
    3 Embarrassing Software Developer Stories From My Career03/02/2019
    13:02
  7. 7.
    How Agile Teams Grow Toxic! Ep. 3 Forecasting02/22/2019
    18:12
  8. 8.
    How Agile Teams Grow Toxic! Ep. 2 Hiring Talent02/18/2019
    25:11
  1. 9.
    How Agile Teams Grow Toxic! Ep. 1 Founder Values02/12/2019
    14:19
  2. 10.
    I Quit My Software Project To Get Healthy!02/09/2019
    19:33
  3. 11.
    Scrum Got 3 People Fired From A Software Project!07/17/2018
    11:37
  4. 12.
    How To Get Support To Fix A "Disruptive" Problem07/14/2018
    8:34
  5. 13.
    They Watched Us With Webcams And Rewrote Our Code!07/10/2018
    13:39
  6. 14.
    Lead Software Developers Better By Letting Go!07/07/2018
    11:16
  7. 15.
    It’s Hard To Keep A New Team Doing Continuous Delivery06/26/2018
    7:55
  8. 16.
    How To Stop Comparing Your Career To Other Developers06/23/2018
    10:47
  9. 17.
    John Cutler on Agile Skepticism and Making an Impact06/19/2018
    45:26
  10. 18.
    Can User Stories Make Your Software Project Late?06/16/2018
    6:57
  11. 19.
    We Were Hired For A Hidden Agenda06/12/2018
    7:49
  12. 20.
    Is Your Team Really Measuring Software Projects Correctly?06/09/2018
    7:55
  13. 21.
    We Designed A Software Product That Never Got Built06/05/2018
    10:16
  14. 22.
    Scrum Is A Motor, Agile Is The Steering Wheel06/02/2018
    8:57
  15. 23.
    Know When To STOP Learning And Just Write The Code!05/30/2018
    7:06
  16. 24.
    How Mistakes Make Us Better Developers (And People)05/26/2018
    18:15
  17. 25.
    I Got By On A Software Project With Help From My Friend05/22/2018
    7:02
  18. 26.
    Spot A Fake Agile Team In Under 7 Minutes!05/19/2018
    6:33
  19. 27.
    A Tale Of Software Development Culture Change - Gone Wrong!05/14/2018
    15:28
  20. 28.
    Iain Lowe on Estimating, Culture, and Agile Dogma05/13/2018
    1:10:42
  21. 29.
    Senior Developers Forget They're Really Consultants05/12/2018
    11:03
  22. 30.
    Scott Nimrod on Software Consulting, Testing, and Career05/09/2018
    1:09:31
  23. 31.
    The De-Corporatization of Jayme05/08/2018
    9:56
  24. 32.
    Why Do Leaders Treat Programmers Like Children?05/06/2018
    18:51
  25. 33.
    Healing The Rift Between Programmers And Managers05/02/2018
    24:19
  26. 34.
    Daily Scrum Meeting: A Status Meeting In Disguise?04/29/2018
    14:31
  27. 35.
    How To Really Get Promoted To Senior Developer Roles04/24/2018
    12:47
  28. 36.
    A Product Manager Is Actually Your Biggest Ally!04/22/2018
    28:43
  29. 37.
    Is Refactoring That Code Really A Good Idea?04/18/2018
    15:30
  30. 38.
    How To Accept Difficult Circumstances On A Software Project04/06/2018
    15:25
  31. 39.
    7 Common Agile Software Development Process Fails04/04/2018
    12:56
  32. 40.
    I Can't Stop Thinking About Programming After Work!03/27/2018
    8:02
  33. 41.
    Why Do Some Programmers Never Agree?03/22/2018
    7:52
  34. 42.
    Impact Mapping: What's The Impact Of Your Work?03/18/2018
    11:48
  35. 43.
    How A Business Model Canvas Helps Agile Teams03/15/2018
    16:35
  36. 44.
    Software Leadership Skills for Lean Software Development03/13/2018
    10:39
  37. 45.
    Is Your Company A Feature Factory Or A Lean Startup?03/13/2018
    11:10
  38. 46.
    Why Do Programmers Lose Hope For Their Future?03/06/2018
    20:26
  39. 47.
    Is Caffeine Making You Too Stressed To Be Agile?03/04/2018
    21:30
  40. 48.
    Why Do Others Steal The Credit For Your Ideas?03/03/2018
    20:08
  41. 49.
    The 5 Biggest Lies Of The Software Industry!02/28/2018
    12:05
  42. 50.
    An Agile Budget Keeps You From Being A Code Monkey02/26/2018
    20:24
  43. 51.
    Should Your Software Team Still Use Planning Poker?02/25/2018
    12:18
  44. 52.
    Why I Rejected Programming Culture For Weight Loss02/20/2018
    14:44
  45. 53.
    The Secret of Scrum Nobody Wants To Talk About!02/19/2018
    7:16
  46. 54.
    HELP! I'm On A Software Project With A Narcissist!02/18/2018
    14:25
  47. 55.
    How To Find The Best Software Project For Your Personality02/15/2018
    20:28
  48. 56.
    Why Are YOU Making Programming Harder?02/15/2018
    17:09
  49. 57.
    End-Of-Life: The Death Of A Software Product02/14/2018
    17:46
  50. 58.
    How Market Fit Changes Software Companies02/13/2018
    24:30
  51. 59.
    Is Your Software Company Managed By FEAR?02/11/2018
    25:25
  52. 60.
    Software Business Life Cycle - Will Your Company Grow?02/11/2018
    13:37
  53. 61.
    Flow State - Stay In The Zone For Programming02/10/2018
    17:06
  54. 62.
    How To Earn Respect On A New Software Project02/07/2018
    19:13
  55. 63.
    Are You A Perfectionist Programmer?02/07/2018
    20:16
  56. 64.
    Technology Addiction - Materialism in Software Development02/06/2018
    21:48
  57. 65.
    Why DevOps Isn't Working - Are You Buying Fake News?02/05/2018
    15:28
  58. 66.
    Pull Your Software Project Out Of A Death Spiral!02/04/2018
    14:36
  59. 67.
    Estimating Software For Cautious Developers02/01/2018
    13:06
  60. 68.
    Say NO On A Software Project - So They Will Listen!01/31/2018
    12:11
  61. 69.
    What To Do When Your Software Tasks Will Be Late01/29/2018
    10:48
  62. 70.
    Democratic Software Architecture - Sharing Technology Decisions01/29/2018
    29:33
  63. 71.
    Software Project Burnout: Is It Them Or You?01/28/2018
    24:14
  64. 72.
    Can Imposter Syndrome Help Software Developers Grow?01/24/2018
    23:03
  65. 73.
    Your Software Project Is Failing - Now What?01/23/2018
    35:42
  66. 74.
    Can You Be Agile - Even When Your Company Isn't?01/23/2018
    17:25
  67. 75.
    5 Signs Your Software Business Is Led By Amateurs!11/08/2017
    15:19
  68. 76.
    How To Confront Difficult Software Developers About Their Behavior11/04/2017
    13:30
  69. 77.
    4 Ways Needing To Be Understood Makes Software Professionals Dislike You11/02/2017
    8:40
  70. 78.
    Is Wanting To Feel Important Hurting Your Software Career?10/22/2017
    16:22
  71. 79.
    Overcome Attachment: Discover the Mindset for Lean Software Development10/14/2017
    16:45
  72. 80.
    How To Build Consensus For Software Decisions10/06/2017
    7:59
  73. 81.
    How To Shut Down Your Feature Factory09/30/2017
    19:20
  74. 82.
    5 Ways Dishonesty HURTS Your Software Development Career!08/30/2017
    13:59
  75. 83.
    My Software Development Journey (Part 3)08/25/2017
    29:45
  76. 84.
    My Software Development Journey (Part 2)08/24/2017
    25:18
  77. 85.
    My Software Development Journey (Part 1)08/23/2017
    27:59
  78. 86.
    How Failure Produces BETTER Software Projects08/16/2017
    35:47
  79. 87.
    How UNCERTAINTY Impacts Software Development Processes!08/08/2017
    45:49
  80. 88.
    What MEN Need To Know About Software Developer BRO CULTURE!07/29/2017
    32:33
  81. 89.
    5 Ways To Cope With The ANXIETY Of Software Development!07/25/2017
    21:25
  82. 90.
    How To Win Trust For Your Software Development Ideas07/25/2017
    30:04
  83. 91.
    How To Be A Servant Leader On Software Projects07/24/2017
    32:48
  84. 92.
    Why Software Developers DISAGREE - And What To Do About It!07/21/2017
    16:55
  85. 93.
    The Journey To CROSS FUNCTIONAL Development Teams07/17/2017
    19:59
  86. 94.
    Software Developer vs Consultant - What's Better For YOU?07/16/2017
    34:56
  87. 95.
    Why Software Development Change Initiatives FAIL!07/14/2017
    12:01
  88. 96.
    5 Software Redesign MISTAKES By Software Companies!07/11/2017
    10:41
  89. 97.
    Evolving Software Architecture To Adapt With Product Growth07/11/2017
    22:28
  90. 98.
    5 Ways Pride KILLS A Software Project!07/09/2017
    23:31
  91. 99.
    How To A/B Software Development To Find What Customers Value07/07/2017
    23:28
  92. 100.
    Continuous Delivery Best Practices For Infrastructure As Code07/06/2017
    32:18
  93. 101.
    How to Use Configuration Management For Continuous Delivery Of Software07/05/2017
    30:32
  94. 102.
    Development Environments - Isolating Customers From Your Changes07/02/2017
    12:27
  95. 103.
    Continuous Delivery - Are You Missing The Big Picture?06/30/2017
    21:12
  96. 104.
    Creative Software Development - Explosive Growth By Letting Go06/28/2017
    21:25
  97. 105.
    Scrum vs Kanban - How Do They Help You Be More LEAN In 2017?06/26/2017
    38:35
  98. 106.
    Software Estimation - Trading Perceived Effort For Outcomes06/25/2017
    56:07
  99. 107.
    Minimum Viable Product - Letting Software Customers Help YOU Profit06/24/2017
    30:30
  100. 108.
    Agile Project Management - Is It STOPPING You From Being Agile?06/24/2017
    15:46
  101. 109.
    Lean Software Development - It's About Uncertainty!06/21/2017
    13:34

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