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SPaMCAST 706 features a conversation with Tom Henricksen. Tom makes a strong case that ignoring soft skills will limit your ability to deliver real value. Tom says, “Humans Are Hard, Code Is Easy.”

Tom’s Bio:

Tom Henricksen

Tom Henricksen is a problem-solving technology professional. He has worked in various roles in technology for over twenty years. Tom has learned how to solve challenging issues in technology and lead technical teams. He can help you develop those skills too!

URL: codeiseasy.co

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tomhenricksen 

Twitter: @tomhenricksen

Re-read Saturday  News

The bottom line to Chapter 10 of Why Limit WIP: We Are Drowning In Work is simple (assuming you have been re-reading along): too much WIP interferes with learning. Without the time or inclination to experiment, the best scenario is learning by accident.  In Chapter 10, the author discusses how knowledge workers learn.

Remember to buy a copy and read along.  Amazon Affiliate LInk:  https://amzn.to/36Rq3p5 

Previous Entries

Week 1: Preface, Foreword, Introduction, and Logisticshttps://bit.ly/3iDezbp

Week 2: Processing and Memoryhttps://bit.ly/3qYR4yg 

Week 3: Completionhttps://bit.ly/3usMiLm

Week 4: Multitaskinghttps://bit.ly/37hUh5z 

Week 5: Context Switchinghttps://bit.ly/3K8KADF 

Week 6: Creating An Economy –  https://bit.ly/3F1XKkZ 

Week 7: Healthy Constraints – https://bit.ly/3kM8xqh 

Week 8: Focushttps://bit.ly/3PkE0hg 

Week 9: Awarenesshttps://bit.ly/3LBZfIl 

Week 10: Communicationhttps://bit.ly/39Tji7Q 

Week 11: Learninghttps://bit.ly/38HQNtJ 

One last thing . . .help us choose the new few books in the Re-read series at https://bit.ly/3GGX8Cc

Next SPaMCAST 

In SPaMCAST 707 it is back to flow basics with a discussion of the attributes of flow. Scott Ambler described two attributes of flow as smoothness and scent. We will discuss. 

We will also have a visit from Susan Parente who will bring her Not A Scrumdamentalist column to the podcast.