TMBA 212: Building Distributed Software Teams in Asia

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Hollywood filmmaker (with an imdb profile!), software programmer, podcaster, and most importantly, The Dominator of all things, Jesse Lawler is on the show this week to discuss a few of my favorite things.

Jesse was working in L.A. as a filmmaker when the economy took a nose dive and no one would even think about funding an indie flick. He made the ever-so-difficult decision to pack his bags and head off to Vietnam and build a distributed software team.

It isn’t quite as simple as it sounds, which is what makes this episode so intriguing.

Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • The sunk cost terror of a career trajectory switch.
  • What it feels like to choose between a $150K job and the gruesome battle ground of entrepreneurship.
  • The major advantages to setting up shop in S.E. Asia.
  • A comparative analysis of American developers vs. Asian ones.
  • Smart drug tips from the Smart Drug Smarts guy.

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Published on 10.03.13

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