Episode 367 | Gaines Kergosien - Surrounded by Excellence

Developer On Fire show

Summary: <div> <div>Guest:</div> <div> <div><a target="_blank" href=""></a></div> <div><a target="_blank" href="http://twitter.com/">@</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="podcast-episode"> <div class="subtitle"> Gaines Kergosien talks with Dave Rael about organizing events, rewarding interactions, community, and getting involved </div> <div class="podcast-summary"> <p>Gaines Kergosien is an associate director at UBS, organizer of Music City Code conference, Microsoft MVP, and serves as board member for the Nashville Technology Council and Nashville .NET User Group. He also presents at software development conferences throughout the United States. With over 15 years in solutions development, his work includes consulting for such companies as Bridgestone, Deloitte, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), American General (AIG), Lexis Nexis, Gibson Guitars, and Cardinal Healthcare.</p> </div> <div class="podcast-chapters"> <h6>Chapters:</h6> <ul> <li><a href="#!"> - Dave introduces the show and Gaines Kergosien</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Origins and nature of Music City Tech</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Mary and Gaines - sharing conference experiences</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - The rewards of speaking at conferences</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Gaines and his passions</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - How Gaines got started in software</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Gaines's story of failure - using a non-unique identifier and paying the price for the mistake</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - The things that have Gaines most excited</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Gaines on tech leadership roles</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Gaines's book recommendation</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Gaines's sources of pain and suffering</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - The difficulty of human interaction relative to technical concerns</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Gaines's prediction for the future of software</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Gaines's top 3 tips for delivering more value</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Keeping up with Gaines</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="podcast-resources"> <h6>Resources:</h6> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.musiccitycode.com/" target="_blank">Music City Tech</a></li> <li><a href="https://github.com/paulirwin" target="_blank">Paul Irwin</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.codeonthebeach.com/" target="_blank">Code on the Beach</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/mekergosien" target="_blank">Mary Kergosien</a></li> <li><a href="http://developeronfire.com/podcast/episode-346-geepaw-hill-how-you-love-it" target="_blank">GeePaw Hill on Developer On Fire</a></li> <li><a href="http://developeronfire.com/podcast/episode-182-spencer-schneidenbach-lit-up-on-speaking" target="_blank">Spencer Schneidenbach on Developer On Fire</a></li> <li><a href="http://developeronfire.com/podcast/episode-331-john-callaway-and-clayton-hunt-professional-craftsmen" target="_blank">John Callaway and Clayton Hunt on Developer On Fire</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0055PGUYU/?tag=devonfir-20" target="_blank">The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business - Charles Duhigg</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="podcast-book-recommendation"> <h6>Gaines's book recommendation:</h6> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/1591842336/?tag=devonfir-20" target="_blank">Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us - Seth Godin</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="podcast-tips"> <h6>Gaines's top 3 tips for delivering more value:</h6> <ol> <li>Listen</li> <li>Ask for assistance</li> <li>Measure the value you create</li> </ol> </div> </div>