032: Tackling More

September 11th, 2019 · 42 mins 58 secs

About this Episode

Parent Driven Development

Episode 032: Tackling More

00:45 Welcome, Dana Jones

Our guest, Dana Jones, Engineering Manager at Abstract.
Dana has 4 children. Came in to software development from an untraditional path.

2:00 Dana goes back to school

Dana has also recently gone back to school to get her college degree and talks about her experience

5:15 talking about the people side of our work and people management

8:40 how do you organize yourself?

14:00 kids and driving

16:30 how are challenges different at different times in your life and when you’re kids are different ages

20:20 professional development with non-tiny children and child development/phases

22:00 Meeting kids where they’re at

23:00 how has family time changed as children have gotten older

25:00 ask more questions and give fewer answers at work and at home

28:00 moderating your reactions as a parent

35:37 Genius and Fail moments!

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