In Episode 4 of The Rebel Devs Podcast, the usual gang of misfits plus a guest (James Glass) discuss the VeeamOn Conference and the many parallels between Scouting and real life.

Topics discussed:

  • Introduce James Glass
  • Jonah looks forward to:
    • A-Z Automation Journey with Maurice and Joe
    • Designing Microsoft 365 backup for Scale
    • Labwars
  • Tom looks forward to:
    • 007 Pool Time
    • Sneakers
    • Session: 8 common mistakes
  • CDP/Object Storage
  • Attendance predictions for the in-person portion?
  • 12a release date?
    • Scouts’ learnings
    • Assuming Positive Intent
    • Scouting EDGE vs. Construction Industry PDCA
    • Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing (FSNP)
  • Five motivational factors
  • James Glass reviews:
    • The effect of Scouting on Adults
    • Leadership training
      • Adult vs. Youth
    • Relationship between Scouting and Adult life
    • The real value of Scouting and the growth of others
    • Scouting leads to high-value humans
  • Project Management
    • “You may not accomplish your goal, but you can still be successful if you follow the process and have a solid plan.”
    • “Documentation should be well enough that another team member can execute your playbook.”
    • “You learn more from adversity than smooth sailing.”

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