Have you ever wondered about working remotely from another country as a programmer?
I answer a question from a reader that asks me if working remotely from Brazil as a junior programmer is a good idea. He wants to finish his graduation and move to Brazil to get an advantage of the currency exchange, from Brazilian Reais to US Dollars.
But... Is it a good idea? How should he proceed?
Ari Lamstein is a graduate of the FREE Blogging Course and one of the many who took all the knowledge and advice seriously. When Ari emailed me about the success of his new product I knew I had to interview the guy.
About 2 years ago, he was working at a real estate company and had a lot of data. He started working on a software/data science project. Check out the full interview with Ari.
We all have bad days...
Bad days are like days when you feel like doing nothing. You feel unmotivated, don't want to do anything... But the problem is that you have a lot of work to do.
On this video, I answer a question from a reader that asks me how I've managed to create 30 PluralSight Courses in less than 1 year, with a good time spare... How have I dealt with bad days?
Have you ever wondered why sometimes we feel the need to be someone else? Maybe, because we think that copying others people's voice and actions we will become successful.
However, when we do that, we usually forget one very important thing: our personality.
In this video, I talk a little about how to find your voice and make it your super power... This is what will make you overcome your competitors.
Today I received a question from a reader asking me about listening to music while working.
But... Is it a good idea? Or is it a bad idea? Does it affect your productivity?
In this video, I talk about different types of music and how each one of them interacts with your attention and the quality of the work you do.
The world landscaping is changing dramatically and we can't stop it. Due to this fact, it's inevitable that some jobs and functions simply disappear.
On today's landscaping, are software architects still relevant? Do they still play a major role on software development roles? Are there still planning on this environment?
How must software architects plan their future and survive this constant technology changing?
Does personal responsibility play some role on the road to success?
On this video, a teacher sent me a question asking about personal responsibility. She sees a lot of changes happening, especially on this new generation of kids.
What should she do in order to teach those kids about personal responsibility?
If you're a freelancer, setting an ideal rate is one of the most difficult things you might face on your entire career.
Chances are, if you're a freelancer, you've probably offered a discount to some of your clients. But... Is this a good option?
What happens when you offer your clients a discount and they... Complain? How should you overcome it?
Eric Smith is the founder of CodeSmith Tools and CodeSmith Generator. I’m sure many software developers are just as excited as I am to have him as a guest on Simple Programmer. CodeSmith started out as a side project while Eric was working with a company. He ended up leaving that company but negotiated with them to get rights to sell it. To cut the long story short, he made a deal with them and the rest is history.
I’ve actually interviewed Eric on Get Up and Code awhile back, and we talked about CodeSmith and his inspiring weight loss transformation. He also talked a little bit about Exceptionless, a company he just started at the time. I invited him again to do another interview and talk about it a bit more.
At this point, you must be familiar with the Pomodoro Technique, a technique used by a lot of professionals to increase productivity.
In today's video I received a question about how to use the Pomodoro technique on work environments.
How am I supposed to set a schedule and don't have anyone bothering me? Is this even possible?
If you're a blogger and write blog posts for your life you must have faced some challenges.
One of them, is definitely how to find your voice and stop being boring and whiny. What is the best way to write winning blog posts?
In this episode I'll teach you how to create compelling blog posts your readers will love, all using your inner and true voice.
What if you could have an open relationship with your company?
In this Simple Programmer episode, I dive deep into this question.
Are you currently working with a company but want to search for freelance jobs as well as network with other companies?
So, in this case, you need to do it right so you don't get fired or get yourself in some serious trouble.
What Is The Best Way To Make Money Blogging In 2016?
If you run a blog you probably ask yourself you can transform it into a profitable online business. And by that I mean generating revenue.
There are a lot of ways in which you can generate income for your blog. In this video I talk about the latest strategies you can use to generate money from your blog in 2016.
There are some strategies that still work while other are not used anymore. Can you guess what are the best ways to make money blogging in 2016?
It's a special 100th episode of the Simple Programmer podcast. I'm sharing some news about the changes in the Simple Programmer space in 2016.
This is the video for those programmers that don't know how to bill a client that wants you to travel to work.
What is the best way to bill a client that wants you to travel? is it hourly? Is it weekly? Monthly?
Sometimes we caught ourselves doing so many things that we can't stop to think if we are even capable of doing everything.
You can caught yourself in the transition having to manage a full-time job, a master's degree and a business all at once.
But... Is it even possible? How are you supposed to do that?
If you want to start a new YouTube Channel, chances are you are afraid of the beginning.
What should I do John? I have zero subscribers and zero views? How to start a YouTube channel from zero? is it even possible?
In this video I try to explain a little bit of how you should overcome what I call the "zero subscribers" syndrome and pave your road to success!
Have you ever tried to write a professional email but failed? Your boss ignored you, you didn't get that job, etc...
The thing is that there are certain points that need to be highlighted in order to write a winning email.
In this video I highlight some important things you should have in mind in order to write professional emails that your clients and bosses won't ignore.
Picture this situation: You really want to build a blog but something is holding you back.
Maybe you're company does not allow it or your wife does not support you. What can you do in this case?
I present you "The Batman Technique"! Wanna know what is this about?
There is a lot of talking about whether certifications are good for your career or not.
The fact is that certifications do not harm for your career and you may be interested in getting them. But what is the best way to study for these exams?
Is "studying the right way" the best strategy you could use to pass an exam? Or are there any other strategies you could use tthat could higher your chances of success?
There comes a time in life when we want to take changes and actually move into another city or even into another country.
The problem is that we tend to believe that travelling and moving will solve all of our problems. We tend to believe that moving will change our lives.
Is it true? What do to in cases like that?
One of the most powerful ways to create a passive income is to teach online courses.
Despite being a powerful way, it is not an easy thing to do. There are a lot of variables that needs thinking.
One of the reasons that may stop you is the fact that you might be afraid that nobody shows for your courses. What to do in a case like that?
There comes a time in our lives when we have that "BIG IDEA". However, this big idea might follow some obstacles along the way.
What should you do when developing your dream project? Should you do it all by yourself, wasting time and working on your free hours...
Or should you outsource it to a company that already has done this done a thousand times?
We like to think that our ideas are 100% original whenever we start a new project. However, this is not always the truth.
In the majority of cases, our ideas are not original and it they've been done a thousand times.
What should you do in cases like this? Should you complete your project or should you give up?
In this episode, I talk about negotiating salary during an annual review.