Episode Archive

Episode Archive

7 episodes of Crossroads since the first episode, which aired on August 30th, 2017.

  • 7: Bootstrap Yourself (Christina Entcheva)

    March 7th, 2018  |  21 mins 38 secs

    Natalie is joined by Christina Entcheva, recent thoughtbot apprentice turned full-developer, to discuss building one's portfolio up to become a hirable candidate, disseminating an organization's culture, and adapting to increased expectations.

  • 6: Coding in the Coffee Shop (Tyson Gach)

    February 23rd, 2018  |  17 mins 49 secs

    Natalie speaks to Tyson Gach from thoughtbot New York about the fuzzy line between designers and developers, how to present yourself in the workforce, and the importance of accessibility.

  • 5: Professional Learner (Sid Raval)

    February 7th, 2018  |  16 mins 18 secs

    Natalie speaks to Sid Raval from thoughtbot New York about transforming hobbyist coding into a career, and continuing to push oneself past plateaus in their learning.

  • 4: Building Imploding Programs (Joël Quenneville)

    November 17th, 2017  |  28 mins 41 secs

    Natalie speaks to Joël Quenneville from thoughtbot Boston about having a Comp Sci degree, the perception that developers are all "genius nerds", and how collaboration is key to learning and personal growth.

  • 3: Constantly Learning, Constantly Changing (Melissa Xie)

    November 3rd, 2017  |  32 mins 25 secs

    Natalie speaks to Melissa Xie from thoughtbot Boston about the big "leaps" in her career, and how community can make all the difference.

  • 2: Bass Player, Not Rockstar (George Brocklehurst)

    September 26th, 2017  |  48 mins 5 secs

    Natalie speaks to George Brocklehurst from thoughtbot New York about why he'd rather be a bass player than a rockstar.

  • 1: Finding the Right Fit (Avielle Wolfe)

    August 30th, 2017  |  16 mins 57 secs

    Natalie speaks to Avielle Wolfe from thoughtbot New York to find out how she took "junior out of her title".