Who Do You Want To Be?

Who Am I?

Topics

  • Goal Setting
  • Mentoring
  • Advice

Why Do We Go To Work?

Drive

  • Autonomy
  • Mastery
  • Purpose

My Mission

Bring mutuality, mastery and respect to the process of making humane, impactful software systems

https://exubero.com/2018/05/30/the-joy-of-work/

What Do You Want?

I Don't Know What I Want

Your mission is to find your purpose

How to Find Fulfilling Work

I Know What I Want

Your mission is to map your purpose to your job

I Have What I Want

Congratulations! You're living the dream

Your mission is to maintain your vision

You Have a Goal

You're not going to get there in a single step

You're going to fail

Failure is learning

Celebrate failure!

The GROW Model

  • Goal: where do you want to be?
  • Reality: where are you now?
  • Obstacles: what's stopping you?
    Options: how are you going to deal with the obstacles?
  • Way forward: convert the options to action steps

Don't Do This Alone

You need help

Topics

  • Goal Setting
  • Mentoring
  • Advice

What Does a Mentor Do?

  • Feedback
  • Encouragement
  • Perspective
  • Help formulate goals
  • Network and connections
  • Coaching

Who Can be a Mentor?

  • Someone you trust
  • Someone you look up to
  • Someone who shares your values
  • Someone with experience
  • Not your manager (probably)
  • They don't even need to know that they're your mentor

Meet a Mentor

https://meetamentor.co.uk/
@RWmeetamentor

Topics

  • Goal Setting
  • Mentoring
  • Advice

Wear Sunscreen

Do Not Trust Me

Advice to Juniors

  • Learn to build the thing right
  • Find a mentor
  • Improve your communication skills

Advice to Seniors

  • Learn to build the right thing
  • Become a teacher
  • Find a mentor
  • Improve your communication skills

Advice to Managers

  • Learn to influence culture
  • Find a mentor
  • Improve your communication skills

Better Communication

  • Mutual Learning Model (Chris Agyris)
  • Non-Violent Communication (Marshall Rosenberg)
  • Clean Language
  • Feeling Good, book and podcast (Dr David Burns)
  • London Organisational Learning Meetup

Fin

Any questions?