600 episodes

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 13 million downloads to date, Developer Tea is a short podcast hosted by Jonathan Cutrell (@jcutrell), co-founder of Spec and Director of Engineering at PBS. 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

Developer Tea Jonathan Cutrell

    • Technology
    • 4.7 • 57 Ratings

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 13 million downloads to date, Developer Tea is a short podcast hosted by Jonathan Cutrell (@jcutrell), co-founder of Spec and Director of Engineering at PBS. 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

    Now, Next, Later, Never - A Simple Daily Framework for Managing Information and Prioritization

    Now, Next, Later, Never - A Simple Daily Framework for Managing Information and Prioritization

    In today's episode, we'll discuss an absolutely simple structure for prioritization and information flow in your daily work. The flow relies on a basic text editor - that's it!

    • 26 min
    Bias to Action As A Skill

    Bias to Action As A Skill

    You have seen "bias to action" on job requirements, but what does this really mean? Is it something that can be learned? Make sure you know the difference between this skill and a more automatic cognitive bias.

    • 12 min
    Managing Using Core Indicators of Team Outcomes

    Managing Using Core Indicators of Team Outcomes

    In this episode, we use the Start / Stop / Continue framework in a new way. As leaders, we should always know what outcome indicators a given discussion is based on. In this episode, we discuss the three core outcome indicators for managers to pay close attention to.

    • 14 min
    Inverted Thinking As a Strategy To Combat Bias

    Inverted Thinking As a Strategy To Combat Bias

    In today's episode, we talk about inversion and inverted thinking. This is a mental model inspired by considering the "negative space" instead of the space occupied by the thing you are seeking. For example, if you are trying to avoid failure, you might intuitively seek a "successful strategy" instead of looking at the reasons it may fail directly. Inversion will help you avoid these traps.

    • 6 min
    Talking To Yourself for Better One-On-Ones

    Talking To Yourself for Better One-On-Ones

    In today's episode we discuss a preparation step for your next one-on-one. Don't just wing it - do your homework... and talk to yourself a little bit.

    • 10 min
    Interview Prep: Two Counterintuitive Tips

    Interview Prep: Two Counterintuitive Tips

    In today's episode we'll discuss some counterintuitive advice for your interviews. This advice applies in interview settings, but also applies in 1-1 meetings as well.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

Ashwanabufintonquita ,

Insightful from the start

In fifteen minutes I gained incredible insight of my blind spots and how to solve issues. A great companion to one’s commute

Thomasmichaelwallace ,

To the point.

It’s easy to fit this podcast into even the busiest of days, and it’s always worth doing so.

Jonathan manages to pack a surprising amount of insight in to a an average episode length of 5-15 minutes.

jsrn_was_taken ,

Consistently thoughtful and uplifting

Jonathan has covered a massive range of topics, and has consistently done so in a thoughtful and informative way.

The episodes average at around 20 minutes each, making this podcast great value for your time and attention.

I’ve been listening for years and it’s helped me a lot!

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