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Episode 305: About that raise and *you're* not fired

Episode 305: About that raise and *you're* not fired

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Episode 304: My subordinate is smarter than me and confused in meetings

Episode 304: My subordinate is smarter than me and confused in meetings

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Episode 303: Should I stop coding and off to the field

Episode 303: Should I stop coding and off to the field

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Episode 302: Bad boss movies and well-written emails

Episode 302: Bad boss movies and well-written emails

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Episode 301: I forced the framework and product stealing credit

Episode 301: I forced the framework and product stealing credit

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Episode 300: Manager move and cultural or personal

Episode 300: Manager move and cultural or personal

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Episode 299: Neophyte estimates and forced framework

Episode 299: Neophyte estimates and forced framework

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Episode 298: Thanks, and goodbye and fessing up

Episode 298: Thanks, and goodbye and fessing up

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Episode 297: Flat decisions and pointy-haired boss

Episode 297: Flat decisions and pointy-haired boss

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Episode 296: Low performer and frantic manager

Episode 296: Low performer and frantic manager

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Episode 295: Underleveled at FAANG and lazy tech lead

Episode 295: Underleveled at FAANG and lazy tech lead

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Episode 294: Unqualified internal applicant and speculative specs

Episode 294: Unqualified internal applicant and speculative specs

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Episode 293: Moving TOO fast and following my manager

Episode 293: Moving TOO fast and following my manager

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Episode 292: Haunted by former co-worker and awkward manager endorsement

Episode 292: Haunted by former co-worker and awkward manager endorsement

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Episode 291: Hyper-productive team lead and hyper-unproductive senior engineer

Episode 291: Hyper-productive team lead and hyper-unproductive senior engineer

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Episode 290: Past offers and from QA to PM

Episode 290: Past offers and from QA to PM

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Episode 289: Sharing wisdom nicely and too many raises?

Episode 289: Sharing wisdom nicely and too many raises?

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Episode 288: Too excited about learning and furious boss when quitting

Episode 288: Too excited about learning and furious boss when quitting

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Episode 287: Informal favoritism and post-hoc finger pointing

Episode 287: Informal favoritism and post-hoc finger pointing

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Episode 286: I don't care about borkchain and morning procrastination?

Episode 286: I don't care about borkchain and morning procrastination?

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Episode 284: Slow mentee ramp-up and quit before new job?

Episode 284: Slow mentee ramp-up and quit before new job?

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Episode 285: Staying technical as a manager and skill over seniority

Episode 285: Staying technical as a manager and skill over seniority

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Episode 283: Jealousy and burnout

Episode 283: Jealousy and burnout

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Episode 282: Setting boundaries late and junior joy

Episode 282: Setting boundaries late and junior joy

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Episode 281: Contractor is sus and too much job hopping?

Episode 281: Contractor is sus and too much job hopping?

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Episode 280: Async communication and how to quit not nicely

Episode 280: Async communication and how to quit not nicely

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Episode 279: (Rerun of 220) Premature leadership push and credit and status

Episode 279: (Rerun of 220) Premature leadership push and credit and status

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Episode 278: PM to engineer and pressure to stay after quitting

Episode 278: PM to engineer and pressure to stay after quitting

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Episode 277: Super long code reviews and replacement laptop

Episode 277: Super long code reviews and replacement laptop

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Episode 276: Startup or big company and negotiating your exit?

Episode 276: Startup or big company and negotiating your exit?

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