01:17 – Adam Keys Introduction
02:11 – What is a Consultant?
03:58 – Consultants vs Contractors
04:46 – Consulting Work vs Product Work
- Perspective & Goals
- Cash Flow
08:39 – Making the Product Better vs Getting Paid
13:15 – Good Consultants vs Bad Consultants
15:11 – Freedom of Experimentation
18:16 – Responsibility for writing good code
20:38 – Are consultants more likely to speak at conferences or work on things like podcasts?
- Permission to take time off
- Billable Hours
26:26 – Development Process: Freelance vs Full Time
31:02 – Attitude Towards Writing Code
- Cutthroat vs Quality Code
37:56 – Job Security
41:42 – Technology Choices
45:07 – Iteration vs Long-Term Thinking, Architecture & Design
55:16 – Grinders, Cowboy Coders, and Cut Rate Consultants
Confident Ruby by Avdi Grimm! Use the discount code ROGUESCLUB for 20% off of any of the editions! Avdi will talk about the book on the show on October 16th, 2013.
Daemons with Kenneth Kalmer