Episode 380 | David DeWolf - Humble Confidence

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"> David DeWolf talks with Dave Rael about technology, family, leadership, mentoring, business, responsibility, and understanding context </div> <div class="podcast-summary"> <p>David DeWolf is the founder and CEO of 3Pillar Global, a leading digital product development firm and an active member of the business and technology communities in the Washington DC metro region. Equally as important, he is a husband and a father of 7 incredible kids. He's active in YPO, serves on several boards and regularly speaks and writes at the intersection of his passions.</p> </div> <div class="podcast-chapters"> <h6>Chapters:</h6> <ul> <li><a href="#!"> - Dave introduces the show and David DeWolf</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Helping others discover what they really want in software, business, and family</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - How David got started in software</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Mentoring and being mentored</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Technical and nontechnical - the rewards of creation in both software and business - connecting technology with context</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - The nature and work of 3Pillar Global</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Shore-agnostic teams</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Rewards and responsibilities and the sacrifices necessary to be a leader</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - David's story of failure - Having to let multiple people go because of missing some signals</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Failing fast, persistence, and humble confidence</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - David's book recommendations</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - Resetting trust and healthy conversations</a></li> <li><a href="#!"> - David's top 3 tips for delivering more value</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="podcast-resources"> <h6>Resources:</h6> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.3pillarglobal.com/" target="_blank">3Pillar Global</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.3pillarglobal.com/insights/blog-posts" target="_blank">The 3Pillar Blog</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/0201362988/?tag=devonfir-20" target="_blank">The Design of Design: Essays from a Computer Scientist - Frederick P. Brooks Jr.</a></li> <li><a href="http://developeronfire.com/podcast/episode-253-kyle-scarmardo-motivation-matters" target="_blank">Kyle Scarmardo on Developer On Fire</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/0321125215/?tag=devonfir-20" target="_blank">Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software - Eric Evans</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.3pillarglobal.com/insights/product-mindset-in-practice" target="_blank">Product Mindset</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John+13%3A12-17&amp;version=ESV" target="_blank">John 13:12-17 - Servant Leadership</a></li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consumer_price_index" target="_blank">Consumer Price Index</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/1591846447/?tag=devonfir-20" target="_blank">Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action - Simon Sinek</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.inc.com/michael-schneider/google-thought-they-knew-how-to-create-the-perfect.html" target="_blank">Google and Psychological Safety</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="podcast-book-recommendation"> <h6>David's book recommendation:</h6> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/0787960756/?tag=devonfir-20" target="_blank">The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable - Patrick Lencioni</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/1591848016/?tag=devonfir-20" target="_blank">Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't - Simon Sinek</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/1250183863/?tag=devonfir-20" target="_blank">Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win (New Edition) - Jocko Willink</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="podcast-tips"> <h6>David's top 3 tips for delivering more value:</h6> <ol> <li>Listen and ask questions</li> <li>Understand context</li> <li>Don't be afraid to put it out there</li> </ol> </div> </div>