What to do when things go wrong

This epside of the Getting to Work Podcast truly resonated with me. Chris Martin interviews Micah Godbolt, author of “Frontend Architecture for Design Systems, A Modern Blueprint for Scalable and Sustainable Websites” in this 30 minute podcast. I can still remember the first time I met Micah Godbolt: We were at a coffee shop talking about theContinue reading “What to do when things go wrong”

Peter Ramsing: The Ongoing Adventures of a Front End Developer

Here’s the video of Peter Ramsing‘s talk entitled “The Ongoing Adventures of a Front End Developer” which he delivered at Clark College on Wednesday afternoon. Let me just say that web development technologies have been rapidly evolving over the past several years. A day doesn’t go by when a new language, library, tool, technique isn’tContinue reading “Peter Ramsing: The Ongoing Adventures of a Front End Developer”

Why I Teach Reason No. 17

I just received this feedback from Troy Uyan’s presentation at Clark College earlier this week: I just finished Troy’s presentation. He is an extraordinary individual. If I didn’t know any better, I would think he had at least 5 to 10 years experience. He is extremely accomplished in such a short time. His story aboutContinue reading “Why I Teach Reason No. 17”

Troy Uyan: Beginning a Web Development Career in the Public Sector

This week’s speaker is a Clark College Alum success story. A few years ago, Troy Uyan was a Clark Running Start student exploring career options.  He is currently employed as a web developer for the government of Clark County. He talks about how Clark’s CTEC Web Development program helped prepare him for his job andContinue reading “Troy Uyan: Beginning a Web Development Career in the Public Sector”

Business Web Practices Speaker Series Week Two

When: Wednesday, September 28 Where: Clark College, Foster Hall Auditorium 4:30 pm Session Title: Beginning a Web Development Career in the Public Sector Session Speaker: Troy Uyan, Web Developer, Clark County Government, Washington State This week’s speaker is also a Clark College Alum success story.  A few years ago, Troy Uyan was a Clark RunningContinue reading “Business Web Practices Speaker Series Week Two”

Jealousy, Envy & Complacency

Being a creative professional is amazing, but there is a trio of deadly emotions that can cause you to doubt your abilities, spend more time obsessing over other people, and become lazy: jealousy, envy, and complacency. Chris Martin shares how he struggles with these emotions and five ways to fight them. The secret weapon? Gratitude. Listen nowContinue reading “Jealousy, Envy & Complacency”