My favorite talent, if I may choose one!
Ideation as a programmer – 10 symptoms
1 . No monopoly on solutions
When picturing your code in terms of product and user stories, it doesn’t really matter how you solve people’s problems.
Too often programmers are married to the idea that all they do is code. We can solve problems otherwise!
Most of the time it ends up being code, but even then there are many, many possible solutions.
Out of my 5 CliftonStrengths talents, it’s time for the third one – Developer.
Cool name for a programmer, isn’t it?
Developer as a programmer – 10 symptoms
I know of the Curse of knowledge.
I know people learn differently. YouTube videos, documentation, books, courses, learning by doing… All of that can be a legit source to learn from. Depends on who is a student.
That said, I have a very strong candidate for the best way of learning & teaching programming. Which is…
In the previous post, I showed the Responsibility talent in examples. Now it’s time for my second top talent – Individualization.
Individualization as a programmer – 10 symptoms
1. Start with “why”
Before going into “what should we do”, you need to answer “what’s the goal”?
The problem and common misunderstanding are simple. Different people have different goals. I find it hard to start suggesting solutions before I know your pain.
2. Understanding business