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Episode 055 | Nathan Carroll - Family and Fitness

Episode 055 | Nathan Carroll - Family and Fitness

Nathan Carroll talks with Dave Rael about a priority for family, dedication to physical condition, rewards of software, and learning from Budhism

Nathan Carroll has been developing software in .NET since 1.0. He is the author of the open source frameworks BattleAxe, and ULFBERHT.js. He is a workout fanatic and has built several fitness web sites over the past 8 that have evolved into his current web site Boost.Training. He also enjoys reading, cooking, and hiking with family.


0:28 - Dave introduces the show and Nathan Carroll
2:35 - How Nathan got started in doing software
5:16 - Software as the place to see all aspects of a business
7:00 - Nathan's definition of value
8:40 - The things that "light Nathan up"
10:27 - The virtue of facing fear
11:16 - Nathan's story of failure - entitlement and lack of clarity and focus in college
14:39 - Nathan's greatest success - using his fitness site as a proving and testing ground for trying new things, delivering enjoyment