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Category: BuildTV (38 posts) Page 1 of 4

Join Poornima Vijayashanker, founding engineer at Mint.com, as she talks with tech professionals about key topics in a rapidly shifting culture. New episodes of BuildTV are released weekly, so check back here for updates.

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BuildTV

What is Tech Debt and How Do You Manage It

It’s crunch time! You’ve got eager customers who are waiting for you to ship product, your teammates are eager to complete the release and move on, and you don’t want to be the bottleneck. So what to do you? You rush through writing your code and put in a quick fix. Read more...

Poornima Vijayashanker
BuildTV

How to Get Started as a Mentor

All this month, Karen Catlin and I have been digging into the theme of mentoring. We started out by sharing the debut “Build” episode on why some people are reluctant to seek mentoring, and last week we talked about how to approach mentors, set expectations, and thank them. In today’s final episode on mentoring for this month, we’re going to talk about what you can do to become an effective mentor yourself. Read more...