From scouting to adult leadership and project management.

Episode 4: Are we scouting or adulting? Is there a difference?

Show notes:

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 is looking forward to:
    • A-Z Automation Journey with Maurice & Joe
    • Designing Microsoft 365 backup for Scale
    • Labwars
  • Tom is looking forward to:
    • 007 Pool Time
    • Sneakers
    • Session: Eight 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
    • Scouting effect 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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With over twenty years of experience in the industry, Thomas May, CEO of Different Dev, is a respected member of the IT community and a Veeam Vanguard. He leads a professional team dedicated to providing the best in disaster recovery and business continuity services.

Jonah May is a Veeam Certified Engineer, a Veeam Certified Architect, and has been a Veeam Vanguard for three years. Jonah's contributions to the Veeam community have been invaluable, and he has played a key role in shaping the future of the industry.

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