In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Matt interview software developer life coach, fitness expert, and podcaster John Sonmez.
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-John’s new book: Soft Skills: The Software Developer’s Life Manual
-John’s blog: www.simpleprogrammer.com
–How To Market Yourself As A Software Developer
–Get Up and Code podcast
–The Entreprogrammers podcast
3 Actionable, Bit-sized Tips
1. The most productive thing you will ever do in your life/career is to stop watching TV.
2. Invest in people skills. Read How to Win Friends & Influence People – Dale Carnegie
3. Have some kind of goal.
I Was The Walrus:
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Contestants: Doug vs. John
Category 1: Things that you do not want to find when you come home from work.
Round 1: An asteroid in your kitchen vs. 500 dead hookers covered in bee stings
Category 2: Someone that you would not want to encounter at the supermarket.
Round 2: Voldemort vs. Anyone from Walmart after 2:00AM
Category 3: Worst possible video game concept.
Round 3: A game about being a software developer vs. Podcast Hero (amended to Novel Writer)