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Episode 108 | Avdi Grimm - Your Passion Is Yours and Yours Alone

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Guest:
Avdi Grimm talks with Dave Rael about the true nature of passion, manipulative organizations, diversity, rationality, and local maxima

Avdi Grimm is a husband, father, and software creator living in Eastern Tennessee in the foothills of the Smokies. He's a co-host of the Ruby Rogues podcast, author of Confident Ruby and a few books on Ruby development, and the head chef at Ruby Tapas. He's a blogger, conference talker, and a consulting pair-programmer. (photo credit: Robert Potter - http://rep3.com)

Avdi's book recommendation:
Avdi's top 3 tips for delivering more value:
  1. No project inherently deserves your passion - your passion is yours and yours alone
  2. Cleverness is overrated and cleverness in software does not necessarily mean cleverness elsewhere
  3. Always shake out your boots before you put them on

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