Rand Fitzpatrick - Senior Manager of Product Management at Hashicorp

Rand and David go through motivational mindsets of engineers, positive teamwork skills, and how to frame your career so it best works for you.
Talking Points:
  • Building a Mental Model
  • Motivational Mindsets
  • Hirable Dev Traits
  • Communication Habits
  • Team Skills
  • Framing Your Career
  • Evaluating New Technologies
Quotable Quotes: 
  • “What do they actually need? How can we integrate it into their workflow? What can we do to make it easier for them?” - RF
  • “Creating tools for other developers involves asking a lot of questions.” - RF
  • “Ask ‘why’ all the time. Take nothing for granted.” - RF
  • “Giving people context is empowering to [engineers].” - RF
  • “Focus on being less wrong rather than being more right.” - RF
  • “I care that people take the time to understand and be understood by others.” - RF
  • “We’re doing this for other people.” - RF
  • “What do you want to learn, practice, and be exposed to?” - RF
  • “Being able to work side-by-side with people who bring a new perspective and teach me new things as we move has been everything.” - RF
  • “What is the problem that we’re trying to solve? What are its constraints?” - RF
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