why not to say “it’s easy”; 8 interpretations

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why not to say “it’s easy”; 8 interpretations

February 3rd, 2019 by Jeanne Boyarsky

I recently took the AWS Practitioner test. When speaking to a number of people who took the exam before me, I heard a lot of “it’s easy.” That simple phrase doesn’t convey much information and has the potential to make people feel bad. Curious why? Keep reading for the many possible interpretations of “it’s easy”. […]

deep listening: creating conversational agility

June 28th, 2017 by Jeanne Boyarsky

Deep Listening: Creating Conversational Agility Speaker: Brian Branagan See the list of all blog posts from the conference Reasons we don’t listen Want to speak Overwhelmed by details Bored Statistic: a third of projects fail because of poor communication and ineffective listening Project failure lingers as a source of agitation even when move on to […]

practical empathy – live blogging from qcon

June 28th, 2017 by Jeanne Boyarsky

Practical Empathy: unlocking the superpower Speaker: Pavneet Singh Saund @pavsaund See the list of all blog posts from the conference speaker’s blog: http://codingwithempathy.com Started by telling the story about the guy who broke the prod database on his first day on the job and how it was poorly handled. Compare with speaker mixing up two […]