Hasty Treat - Communication Skillz — Syntax Podcast 125

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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

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Mar 11th, 2019

Hasty Treat - Communication Skillz

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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about communication — why it's important, how to improve, building good habits, tools and more!

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Show Notes

3:59 - Why it's important

  • Projects can live or die by the team's communication
  • Project timelines can be disrupted leading to big problems with scheduling

5:53 - How to improve communication skills

  • PRACTICE
  • Pay attention to what works
  • Have a system – standups, weekly meetings, etc.
  • Over communicating can be annoying but effective
  • Realize that people can't read your mind, so having your intentions and timelines public and known is important

9:12 - Building good habits

  • Need to practice
  • Build systems to support new habits

11:04 - Tools we use to communicate

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