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Overcoming adversity using “Sisu” with Jamon Holmgren

Overcoming adversity using “Sisu” with Jamon Holmgren

Update: 2021-03-10
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Jamon Holmgren, the co-founder Infinite Red and the maintainer of mobx-state-tree, joins A-P Koponen on the Frontend Greatness podcast to talk about "Overcoming adversity using “Sisu”."



In this episode:

- What is "Sisu"?

- What kind of adversities can you face as a developer?

- How can you learn to better deal with adversity?

- Learning to know what motivates you.

- Learning to ask for help from others.



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Social

- Jamon's Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamonholmgren

- A-P's Twitter: https://twitter.com/apkoponen



Show Notes

- Infinite Red: https://infinite.red/

- Jamon's tractor: https://twitter.com/jamonholmgren/status/1366201301244149762

- Lasse Virén in Münich Olympics 1972: https://www.riemurasia.net/video/10000-metrin-finaali-Munchenin-kesaolympialaisissa-1972/208200

- 16 Basic Desires: https://psychology.wikia.org/wiki/16_basic_desires_theory_of_motivation

- Self-determination theory: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-determination_theory



Jamon's Recommendations

- "The Culture Code" by Daniel Coyle: http://danielcoyle.com/the-culture-code/

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Overcoming adversity using “Sisu” with Jamon Holmgren

Overcoming adversity using “Sisu” with Jamon Holmgren

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