Deep Fried Bytes 44: Soft Skills Every Developer Needs w/ Brian Prince

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2/10/2010 7:33:12 AM


According to Wikipedia the definition for Soft skills is a sociological term relating to a person's EQ (Emotional Intelligence Quotient), the cluster of personality traits, social graces, communication, language, personal habits, friendliness, and optimism that characterize relationships with other people. Soft skills complement hard skills (part of a person's IQ), which are the occupational requirements of a job and many other activities.In this episode, In this episode Keith and Woody sat down with Brian Prince, Developer/Architect Evangelist for Microsoft, to discuss the soft skills developers and software engineers need. Brian has been speaking at conferences about soft skills for many years. In true Deep Fried fashion this show is chalk full of stories. The guys discuss tips for handling one's career as well as life work balance, sales and communication.