#38 Community, trust, and technology with Wesley Faulkner.

Spoke on a podcast


What we talked about…

  • It’s a game changer when a manager has confidence in you and fully invests in your success.
  • On the importance of providing feedback and recognition.
  • Kindness is a currency.
  • Overcoming self-doubt with your LinkedIn recommendations and by reviewing your Instagram photos.
  • Be just like me, different – Video.
  • You don’t grow a community by isolating yourself, you grow it by bringing people in and allowing them to be themselves.
  • The first step of trusting someone is trusting them. Model the behavior you want the community to have.
  • Radiate your morals, principles, and values as a community.
  • How to meet the needs of developers and build those relationships.
  • Hugh Forrest and SXSW Interactive.
  • The rising cost of living in Austin and Nashville.
  • Neurodiversity.
  • Thoughts about job interview processes.
  • Fundamental Attribution Error.
  • Meme about feeding house guests.
  • The biggest business lie.
  • Wesley’s article about his journey through a Devrel role.
  • On having the courage to be authentic and brave.
  • READ The End of Bias: A Beginning: The Science and Practice of Overcoming Unconscious Bias by Jessica Nordell and Just Work: How to Root Out Bias, Prejudice, and Bullying to Build a Kick-Ass Culture by Kim Scott.
  • Find Wesley83 on Twitter and Polywork.