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Level Up Your Career - PHP South Africa Keynote

Ben Edmunds
September 28, 2017

Level Up Your Career - PHP South Africa Keynote

Ben Edmunds

September 28, 2017
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  1. Level Up
    Career
    your

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  2. Who is this guy?
    Who is this guy?
    Ben Edmunds
    @benedmunds
    http://benedmunds.com

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  3. Who is this guy?
    Who is this guy?
    Ben Edmunds
    Open Source
    Author
    PHP Town Hall Podcast
    CTO at Mindfulware

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  4. Communication

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  5. Communication
    IS KING

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  6. Empathy
    Co-Workers

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  7. Work Hard
    Co-Workers

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  8. Clarify

    Repeat

    Repeat
    Co-Workers

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  9. Constructive

    Code Reviews

    Co-Workers

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  10. Lend a Hand

    Co-Workers

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  11. Golden Rule

    Co-Workers

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  12. Confront Issues

    $frustration++
    Co-Workers

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  13. Allies

    Co-Workers

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  14. Direct Boss

    Management

    etc…
    Bosses

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  15. What are you
    doing?

    Bosses

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  16. Roadblocks

    Bosses

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  17. Burn Out

    Bosses

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  18. Stop Burn Out

    Bosses

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  19. Bad Boss

    Bosses

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  20. All of the Above

    Clients

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  21. Communication

    is even more
    important

    Clients

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  22. Clarify / Repeat

    What You’re Doing

    Allies

    Clients

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  23. Negotiation
    Clients

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  24. Be their

    Secret Weapon
    Clients

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  25. Solutions
    Clients

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  26. Don’t?

    Excelling

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  27. Volunteer

    Take Responsibility

    Excelling

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  28. High Visibility

    Quality

    Demos

    Excelling

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  29. Learn

    Convey Ideas

    Convince

    Excelling

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  30. Docs
    Excelling

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  31. GET

    SHIT

    DONE

    Excelling

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  32. Say NO
    Excelling

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  33. Become the Expert
    Specialize

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  34. New Tech
    Specialize

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  35. Career
    Progression

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  36. Career Progression
    Jr ->

    Mid ->

    Sr ->

    Lead ->
    Architect / Principal

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  37. Career Progression
    Jr ->

    Mid ->

    Sr ->

    Lead ->
    Management

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  38. Management != Dev++
    Career Progression

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  39. Create the next Rails

    ???

    Profit

    Open Source

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  40. Developer = Bad User

    Open Source

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  41. PRSTFU

    Open Source

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  42. Recruit

    Delegate

    Open Source

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  43. Get Started

    Docs

    Open Source

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  44. Issues

    Features

    Open Source

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  45. Appreciate Feedback

    Say NO

    Open Source

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  46. Open Source Guilt
    Open Source

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  47. Have fun!
    Open Source

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  48. Q/A TIME!
    Ben Edmunds
    @benedmunds
    http://benedmunds.com

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  49. GuiltTrip.io

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  50. Thanks!
    @benedmunds
    http://benedmunds.com
    joind.in/talk/33603

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