Roasting Marshmallows

Roasting Marshmallows

Rolf Suurd

Rolf Suurd

🧠Are you looking to expand your mind? 🤺Do you like to challenge and be challenged? 🤝Do you want to improve yourself and share your experiences both personally and professionally? You're in the right place! Welcome to Scoutcast - Roasting marshmallows where we talk about just about anything that interests us. Join us in our journey for continuous improvement of ourselves, our company, our lives, our jobs and you! For more great content and to stay up to date, visit https://www.fourscouts.nl, and on twitter @fourscouts.
Are you suffering from imposter syndrome?
March 29, 2022x
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Are you suffering from imposter syndrome?

Are you very sensitive to even constructive criticism? Do you agonize over even the smallest mistakes or flaws in your work? Do you downplay your own expertise, even in areas where you are genuinely more skilled than others? The game “Among Us” is all about finding the imposter and throwing it out...

The power of the pair
March 15, 2022

The power of the pair

Way back in episode 13, we discussed mobbing, or ensemble programming, with Woody Zuill. While we think this topic deserves more widespread recognition and adoption, there’s no denying that pair programming is more well known, and is being done more. Of course, pairing is not limited to just progr...

Working on stuff that matters
February 22, 2022x
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Working on stuff that matters

Nowadays, everyone wants to make an impact. Nobody wants to do meaningless work. What it means to make an impact is different for everyone, but it is the driving motivation why people do the work that they do, be it helping senior citizens out of their beds, or maximizing profit for multinationals. ...

The journey of a startup with Alex Cojocaru
February 16, 2022x
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The journey of a startup with Alex Cojocaru

Is your startup interesting enough to find investors? What kind of effort does it take to have a startup? Start ups are usually considered pretty sexy. They bring about cool new apps that your friends insist you just have to get. They disrupt the market with innovative new goods and services. They...

Offshoring to the kitchen table with Rini van Solingen
January 25, 2022x
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Offshoring to the kitchen table with Rini van Solingen

How to stay engaged while working remote? What can offshoring teach us when working remote?  What are Rini's laws? We are, when recording this podcast, in lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The omikron variant is running rampant, so this means most of us are working from the kitchen table...

The struggle of public speaking with Thierry de Pauw
January 18, 2022x
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The struggle of public speaking with Thierry de Pauw

Does the thought of doing a presentation make your stomach churn? Are you comfortable speaking up in front of a group of people? How do you deal with being the center of attention? Fear. We all know the feeling from a terrifying experience at some point in our lives. However, 75% of the people get...