Learn To Learn and Never Be Afraid To Ask Questions with Fernando Doglio

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Fernando Doglio

In this week’s show, Phil talks to Fernando Doglio, who describes himself as a fulltime geek. He’s an experienced Software Development Manager and architect with a background in Web Development and Big Data architectures. He also writes technical articles and is a published author, his latest book being ‘Codes Well with Others’ which is being published by Manning. Fernando talks about why we must continue to learn throughout our careers. He also discusses why it’s okay to ask questions in order to make sure we do the job well.


Fernando Doglio


FDoglio.com – Click on the link to check out Fernando’s website!

SkillsofaSoftwareDeveloper – Click on the link for Fernando’s new book ‘Skills of a Software Developer’.

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Skills of a Software Developer

2 Top Career Tips

1) You must always learn how to learn. Development is the key to a long and successful career in IT, which is always changing and always growing.
2) It’s okay to use Google and online resources, to ask silly questions, in order to learn something new or even to remind yourself of something you’ve forgotten.

Show Notes

Worst Career Moment

Early in his career, Fernando deleted the homepage belonging to a client due to a minor error. Luckily a fellow worker had kept a backup, but it taught Fernando the value of taking care to back up at every moment.

Career Highlight

The current position being held is one that brings great satisfaction and potential. It is the culmination of everything that Fernando has been searching for during his career so far.

The Future

It is ever-changing and has the potential to supply endless possibilities. The industry is exploding with talent, and people can work to make it better from anywhere in the world.

The Reveal

What first attracted you to a career in I.T.?

Early computers in childhood showed the influence that computing could have on the world.

What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?

Leave your problems at the door.

What is the worst career advice you’ve ever received?

That experience is essential to begin your career.

If you had to begin your career again in today’s world, what would you do?

Fernando would work towards building a presentable portfolio on Github.

What career objectives are you currently focusing on?

Management and developing his project management skills.

What’s the number one non-technical skill that has helped you in your career so far?

Writing and expressing ideas through words.

What do you do to keep your own career energized?

Writing every day including articles, which keeps the learnings fresh.

What do you do in your spare time away from technology?

Family time is incredibly important.

Contact The Guest

Contact Fernando Doglio through the following social media platforms:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/deleteman123

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fernandodoglio/

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