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Patterns: directed learning

problem:You find it hard to apply a new skill or idea in your daily life.

description:Practice. Rinse, and repeat. Then practice some more.

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Resources: directed learning

Apprenticeship Patterns

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bibliographical reference:
Hoover, D.; Oshineye, A. (2009) Apprenticeship Patterns. O'Reilly Media, Inc.. isbn: 978-0596518387.

For individuals transitioning to new teams or roles, ‘Apprenticeship Patterns’ offers invaluable advice. In this book, the authors provide practical guidance on seamlessly and efficiently integrating into a new work environment. The book’s unique structure presents these insights in the form of a pattern list, each offering actionable advice. One particularly memorable pattern, ‘Sweep the Floor,’ underscores the importance of performing the ‘grunt work’ in order to be of immediate value to a team.

complexity categories: novice reference

Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactor Your wetware

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bibliographical reference:
Hunt, A. (2008) Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactor Your wetware. The Pragmatic Bookshelf. isbn: 978-1934356050.

Dive into your own brain, and learn about efficient learning. Hunt discusses various techniques that have helped him stay on top of his game over a career spanning decades. As a professional, your main weapon is your ability to learn. Unfortunately, many of us are left to our own devices in figuring out which approaches work well for us. This book helps you, by giving you a plethora of time-proven learning techniques, and some tools to discover your own preferences.

complexity categories: novice

Agile Conversations: Transform Your Conversations, Transform Your Culture

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Squirrel, D. & Fredrick, J. (2020) Agile Conversations: Transform Your Conversations, Transform Your Culture. IT Revolution Press. isbn: 1942788975.

The authors start from the premise that every organizational problem is in fact a “people problem”. Fredrick and Squirrel, hosts of the podcast Troubleshooting Agile, help the reader debug their conversations. The book is mostly targetting software professionals, though the techniques discussed are usable, and valuable, for anyone that spends most of their time working with other people.

complexity categories: intermediate niche