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Hardcore Soft Skills Podcast

Jun 11, 2024

This podcast is centered around helping you refine those skills that help you do your work in tech, and a lot of those skills center around using agile ways of working.

Today, I speak with an expert in one of those frameworks . His name is Richard Knaster and he has more than 30 years of experience in software and...


Jun 4, 2024

 If you are a frequent listener you knoe I have had a few epsiodes about coaching on this show, especially agile coaching. I think as managers especially in the IT world, knowing that is takes a different skill set to be a good coach is essential as wel as recognize when you need a coach to help you and your team...


May 28, 2024

Making teams, especially tech teams, work together effectively may not be something that just happens naturally. Sometimes it requires some coaching. In the world of adopting agile ways of working, agile coaches are a key part of an organization to help those teams to eventually manage themselves and succeed. I...


May 21, 2024


You and I have been on this situation. We are looking for a role, get an interview and then it's time to talk about salary expectations. Where do we even start here? How much can we ask for? What if they say no to my ask? Am I really asking for too much or too little? 


My guest today will help us navigate through...


May 14, 2024


Tell me about your workplace. Are you in a place where there is rarely ANY conflicts, things are good on the surface that is. Or are you in a place where there are multiple fights? Or perhaps, you are in a place where conflict, that is, different ideas are welcomed. My guest today agrees that conflict can be a great...