How to Decide on Your Priorities

In this episode, Josh and I are joined by Carlton Whitmore to discuss balancing time between work, career, and personal life. As it turns out time management is a lot like getting out of debt. Listen to the episode to learn more.

Listen: Messing with Sound

In this episode, Josh and I get a little introspective, and talk about our podcasting rigs. Whether you’re interested in starting a podcast, live streaming on Twitch, or just sounding better in Zoom or Teams, this is worth a listen.

LISTEN: Switching Careers as an Older Person

Here’s a tough topic: we’re all aware of the ageism in tech, but what if you are an older person who needs to change jobs and upgrade your career? Josh and I try to offer some thoughts for our guest.

LISTEN: Making the Switch from tech Writing to Fiction

Let’s take a slight diversion for the holiday season and do a mashup of career and hobby! I’m joined by Thomas Henson (@henson_tm), and we’re talking about making the jump from being a tech writer to a fiction writer. And, if you’re looking at becoming a tech writer, there’s some useful bonus advice there, too!

LISTEN: How Do i Decide What Tech to Focus on Next?

Josh (@joshduffney) and I are joined by Taylor Journey, who wonders what technology should be next on his “focus list” to help move his career forward. Don’t forget, YOU control the contents of this show! Visit DonJones.com/podcast to suggest new topics for us to cover.

LISTEN: Contemplating a Career Switch? Here’s What to Consider

Christopher and I speak with @MrThomasRayner about career switches. Not a wholesale switch to lumber or something, but rather a tweak: maybe becoming a software dev, or something like that. We discuss the things you’ve got to keep in mind, and the important fact that absolutely no tech careers are immune to “constant change and…

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LISTEN: Which is Better, Being a Specialist or a Generalist? And How do you Point Your Career in One Direction or the Other?

I’m joined by Michael Bender (@MichaelBender) as we take a question from the audience: Is it better to be an IT generalist or a specialist? What if you’ve started specializing to your specific job? If you want to be more general, how do you do it? Don’t forget to submit your own topics so we…

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