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Episode 386 | Josh Holmes - Freedom and Relationships

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Josh Holmes talks with Dave Rael about management, leadership, learning, mistakes, freedom, connecting to the mission, and human relationships

Josh Holmes is a passionate soul who gets his kicks solving problems with deep fried awesomeness. He is currently employed by Microsoft as the lead of the Web Apps and Frameworks team helping build a better browser for people to build apps around. Prior to joining Microsoft in October 2006, Josh was a consultant working with a variety of clients ranging from large Fortune 500 firms to smaller sized companies. Josh is a frequent speaker and lead panelist at national and international software development conferences focusing on web technologies on the Microsoft stack such as ASP.NET, PHP, IronRuby, JavaScript and more. Community focused, Josh has founded and/or run many technology organizations from the Great Lakes Area .NET Users Group to the Ann Arbor Computer Society and was on the forming committee for CodeMash. You can contact Josh through his blog at

Josh's top 3 tips for delivering more value:
  1. Understand your company's mission
  2. Understand how you contribute to your company's mission
  3. Understand your customers' mission and what they're trying to accomplish

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