5 Reasons I love Hot Yoga I owe my DevOps career to Hot Yoga Many of us in the DevOps community have a Phoenix Project story. In my case, I was lucky enough to catch Gene Kim discussing many of the concepts from the book such as the three ways and I felt thunderstruck by the application of Theory of Constraints and many of Deming’s ideas to IT. These ideas made a ton of sense to me.
If you couldn’t tell from the title, I am a complete homer when it comes to ChatOps. I’ll admit that I’ve lost all objectivity. ChatOps has had a profound impact on me as a leader, our teams of Infrastructure Engineers, and the sister teams that went on a journey with us. As we all stand on the shoulders of those before us, thank you to some of the pioneers of ChatOps who taught us and were very generous with their time.
My son has completed a 100 day challenge several times with his Suzuki violin class. Like many activies, repetition and a disciplined commitment are the cornerstone of aquiring new skills. Violin is no different in this regard. As an example, I’ve included the preface from Suzuki Violin Book 3. I truly believe that Dr. Suzuki would have been fast friends with Dr. Carol Dweck (Growth Mindset researcher). At the conclusion of today’s group lesson one of the other students offered my son a new, blank 100 day challenge sheet.