Listen up as I'm going to unlock the first secret of programming for you. Everything in code is built from the same building blocks. Everything. It doesn't matter if you're building the space shuttle, banking system, a vision-guided robotic cell, or
Your code sucks. I remember the first time a mentor told me that. I was crushed. I was so focused on getting it working and done that I hadn't taken the time to build quality into it. Shoot, I didn't even know what that was or where to start.
My inbox is filled with newsletters, tweets, and social shares about how someone is going to teach or help me do something better. They have some course, program, workshop, or service they are selling. They're promising to teach or show me something
I believe in humility and gratitude. So often in life, we forget to just stop and be grateful. In business, we are on this continuous quest to obtain more. It's a compelling merry-go-round that leads us round and round. But there is a better
You are a manager. Your job is to implement the company strategy and directives. You're given a group. It might be a team, departments, or divisions. How you do your job determines how well you achieve the goals given to you. Let's talk about your
I have a confession. I despise reactive, firefighting processes and cultures. I do. The costs of this approach are too high. It impacts every part of your business from your internal team, quality, processes, product, and clients. I'm daring you to
Over the past couple of years, I focused on teaching and helping individual professional developers who want to master and continually level up. But it occurs to me that not everyone is or can be a professional developer. That revelation opened my
You're struggling to make a sustainable, full-time income in the WordPress market. Why? Why is it so difficult to advance and grow your business? Let's rethink how you are doing your business. I'm going to burst your bubble. Ready? It doesn't
We have two separate needs and experiences for the WordPress back-end. Site owners and users need a different suite of tools and interfaces from what we developers/implementers need. Let's talk about splitting the back-end interfaces to serve both
Many times developers will assign the site owner as an editor to hide away all of the extra screens and menus that they've added into the back-end. But we are doing the site owner a disservice when s/he is not given full access to her/his website.