Developer Tea

Developer Tea

Developer Tea exists to help driven developers connect to their ultimate purpose and excel at their work so that they can positively impact the people they influence.

With over 7 million downloads to date, Developer Tea is a short podcast hosted by Jonathan Cutrell (@jcutrell), co-founder of Spec and developer at @Clearbit. We hope you'll take the topics from this podcast and continue the conversation, either online or in person with your peers. Twitter: @developertea :: Email:

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    3 Practical Steps for Avoiding Narrative Biases

    One of our brain's main jobs is to predict our safety and survival, and stories are one of the best ways to pass down a framework to predict the future based on past experiences. In today's episode, we're talking about the power of narrative and ways to break out of story-driven thinking.

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    Proof of Complexity and Seeking Simplicity

    Today we're talking about the reality that the work we're doing as developers is complex and those complexities interact with each other. In today's episode, we're talking about ways to chase simplicity when working on complex problems.

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    The Zen Developer - What Are You Pushing On?

    On today's episode, we're talking about the idea of striving or pushing toward a goal. That energy we're putting into our goals based on our past. In this episode, we're asking you to think about where we're pushing and how we can shift our thinking to establish a more calm view of our careers and personal selves.

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    Bad Bugs - Avoiding Burnout When Solving Elusive Problems

    Today we're talking about hunting down bugs. We'll cover the history of solving for bugs, recognize the appreciation that we're even able to solve these problems, and offer two tips to keep you encouraged during bug fixes.

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    Practical Tips for Minding the Details

    It's December and a lot of folks are thinking about the gifts they plan to purchase or make for loved ones. In today's episode, we're going to talk about how we can take advantage of our appreciation for details and practical ways to come back to the details we put into our personal lives and as a developer.

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    A Discussion On Falsehoods Developers Believe

    Today we're talking about various falsehoods. We'll identify some common encounters, and offer some insight into resolving falsehoods when you identify them.

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    Three Overconfidence Smells

    Today we're talking about ways to identify overconfidence in yourself and in your co-workers and we'll offer some tips to address overconfidence.

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    A Challenge Towards Gratitude

    Having a thankful attitude of the world around you has proven to benefit you mentally, physically and emotionally. In today's episode, we're talking about a particular way of reflecting inward by recognizing how people who have helped us progress in our careers.

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    Observing Your Stress Responses

    Take a moment to think about how you respond to stress. You're tested when you face a challenge or a problem occurs in your world.

    In today's episode, we're going to talk about the ways we express ourselves when faced with stress or challenges we're faced with, and different approaches that can help us handle stresses throughout our work day.

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