5 secrets to a programmers DREAM career
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5 secrets to a programmers DREAM career

To DREAM big is a matter of choice. To reach that DREAM is a matter of discipline.

About the Book

About the Authors

Devin Rose
Devin Rose

Computer programmer and Catholic man wanting to help other people.

About the Contributors

Aisha Hellman
Aisha Hellman


Dana Narveson
Dana Narveson

Project Manager

Laura Ruffino
Laura Ruffino

Table of Contents

    • Foreword
    • About the Authors
      • Miguel A. Gonzalez
      • Andrew T. Siemer
      • Devin S. Rose
  • Introduction
      • Help Us Make This Book Better
    • Welcome to Your Programmer’s DREAM Career
      • What is the DREAM?
      • The DREAM Team
    • Devin’s Three Career Mistakes to Avoid
      • The Blinders
      • Dinosaur Syndrome
      • Perception Problems
      • New Trails
    • Miguel’s Career Hindsight
    • Jack of All Trades - Master of Some: Andy’s Path Forward
  • Discover
    • Discover Who You Are
      • Experience
      • What Do Others Say About You?
      • The First Leg on the Journey
    • Learning your core values
      • Personal Core Values
      • A Company’s Core Values
    • Discover Your Priorities
      • Success
      • Priorities and Constraints
      • Accept and Transcend
  • Refine
    • Focus Your Technical Skills
      • Platforms
      • Languages
      • Technologies
    • Climb the Right Ladder
      • The Technical Climb
      • The Student Becomes the Teacher
      • Professional Cat Herder
      • Where Do You Excel?
    • Setting Clear Goals
  • Establish
    • Mastering the Five Keys to a Good Interview
      • Be Prepared
      • Be Honest
      • Be Relaxed
      • Be Thorough
      • Be Yourself
      • Their Brand And Your Brand
    • Thou Shalt Blog
      • Become a Blogger
      • Blog Baby!
      • Your Brand Grows
    • Follow a Mentor to Grow, Become a Mentor to Succeed
      • What is a Mentor?
      • Should I only Have One Mentor?
      • Why Should I follow an Example?
      • Why Should I Be a Mentor?
    • Be a Portfolio Manager Not Just an Employee
      • Beyond the Resume
      • You Don’t Know ‘Til You Try
    • Make Time For Your Projects
      • Make Time Stop
      • Tools to Help
  • Advance
    • Live the Company Culture Everyday
    • Build Long-Lasting Relationships
      • Benefits to Bridge Building
      • Be Yourself
      • Be Attentive
      • Be Helpful
      • Accept Feedback
      • Be Professional
      • Understand Relationship Types
    • Strive to Always Be Awesome
      • Deadlines
      • Forgot To Give Status
      • Anticipating Questions
      • Following Up Relentlessly
      • Have a Solution-Oriented Response
      • Ask Questions
      • Over Communicate
      • Communicate Professionally
      • Be Present
      • Write Everything Down Methodically
      • Use Inbox Zero
      • Set Goals
      • Be Proactive
      • Be Positive
      • Find the Opportunity
    • Lead From the Front
      • Bosses
      • Leaders
    • Servant Leadership
      • Calling
      • Awareness
      • Stewardship
      • Listening
      • Persuasion
      • Growth
      • Empathy
      • Foresight
      • Community Building
      • Healing
      • Conceptualization
    • Complain With Solutions
      • Problem Identifying vs. Problem Solving
    • Don’t Take Everything Seriously
    • Don’t Be the “I” in “TEAM”
    • Assume Responsibility, Not Sole Ownership
    • Put Yourself Out There to Find Opportunities
  • Master
    • Change Your Value Proposition – Your Experience Is Valuable
    • Don’t Believe Your Own Hype
    • Tame Your Email Distraction With Inbox Zero
      • Inbox Zero
      • 5 Reasons Why You Should Keep Your Inbox At Zero
      • 10 Ways to Achieve Inbox Zero
    • Start Something That You’re Passionate About
  • Living the DREAM

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