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Slides from talk on WordPress Helsinki meetup 8.5.2019 with following themes:

After working as a programmer for a few years you will face new challenges. There are two clear paths ahead and you must choose a way or find some kind of balance to keep growing. You will have to fight against the reality that you will be a bottleneck in many things.

This talk goes over some changes of mind that you need to make. I will talk about handling stress, anxiety, busyness, leadership issues and professional growth. There will be book recommendations.

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Becoming 
a senior 
developer 
and keeping
 your sanity

  1. 1. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta Becoming 
 a senior 
 developer 
 && keeping
 your sanity
  2. 2. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta Teemu Suoranta Senior Web Developer, Aucor Oy
 WordPress sites and plugins 2013–
  3. 3. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta DISCLAIMER 🙀
  4. 4. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta DISCLAIMER DISCLAIMER DISCLAIMER ⚠ ⚠ ⚠
  5. 5. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta PART I
 WHAT TO EXPECT
  6. 6. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta More work will flow through you than you can do
  7. 7. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta You will need to 
 set the example
  8. 8. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta No blaming others
 – you must take 
 ownership
  9. 9. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta a) Leadership b) Mastery YOU MUST CHOOSE A WAY
  10. 10. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta PART II
 LEADERSHIP PATH

  11. 11. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta TITLES FOR LEADERSHIP Senior Developer, Lead Developer, Team Leader, 
 Project Manager, 
 CTO, CIO, COO, CEO
  12. 12. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta Leadership can be summed up in 
 two words. 
 “Follow Me!” 
 – Major Dick Winters
  13. 13. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta STRUGGLES FOR 
 LEADERSHIP • What is productive work? • Avoiding micromanagement • Team vs task performance • Detaching from short-term • Leading yourself
  14. 14. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta If you accomplish your objectives, but the team requires your direct input on every decision, then you’ve failed to hit the mark; you are a bottleneck, and your team is probably cursing your overcontrolling nature behind your back. 
 – Todd Henry, Herding Tigers: 
 Be the Leader That Creative People Need
  15. 15. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta PART III
 MASTERY PATH

  16. 16. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta TITLES FOR MASTERY Senior Developer, X Consultant, X Specialist, X Engineer, Dev Ops
  17. 17. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta No one is really going to help you or give you direction. In fact, the odds are against you. 
 – Robert Greene, Mastery Photo byRobertGreene/ cc-by-sa-2.0
  18. 18. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta STRUGGLES FOR 
 MASTERY • Narrowing focus • Keeping the team at speed • Explaining what and why • Being a pioneer • Losing interest
  19. 19. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta PART IV
 SANITY

  20. 20. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta Phones are
 bad for you
 m’kay?
  21. 21. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta Exercise
 Exercise
 Exercise
  22. 22. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta Good life is not
 the same as
 easy life
  23. 23. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta Know the darkness to appreciate the light
  24. 24. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta Discipline 
 Equals 
 Freedom 
 – Jocko Willink
  25. 25. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta PART V
 BOOKS

  26. 26. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta Leadership and 
 Self-Deception: 
 Getting Out of the Box The Arbinger Institute Herding Tigers: 
 Master the Transition from Maker to Manager Todd Henry The Phoenix Project: 
 A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford
  27. 27. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta Extreme Ownership: 
 How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win Jocko Willink, Leif Babin Can't Hurt Me: 
 Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds David Goggins The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: 
 A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life Mark Manson
  28. 28. #WPHEL | 8.5.2019 TeemuSuoranta Thanks! 
 @TeemuSuoranta

Slides from talk on WordPress Helsinki meetup 8.5.2019 with following themes: After working as a programmer for a few years you will face new challenges. There are two clear paths ahead and you must choose a way or find some kind of balance to keep growing. You will have to fight against the reality that you will be a bottleneck in many things. This talk goes over some changes of mind that you need to make. I will talk about handling stress, anxiety, busyness, leadership issues and professional growth. There will be book recommendations.

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