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Episode 063 | Scott Nimrod - Craftsman or Prima Donna?

Episode 063 | Scott Nimrod - Craftsman or Prima Donna?

Scott Nimrod talks with Dave Rael about motivations in software, taking bold action and eschewing comfort, racial and cultural limitations and obligations, and the distinction between a craftsman and a prima donna

Scott Nimrod is fascinated with software craftsmanship. He has been practicing software development since 2003. He’s a thriving entrepreneur, software consultant, and he blogs. He focuses on native application development and Test Automation. He was born and raised on the mean streets of Cleveland, Ohio and currently resides in Miami Beach, Florida. His blog can be found at


0:27 - Dave introduces the show and Scott Nimrod
3:51 - The craftsman vs the prima donna
9:15 - The impact of race on Scott's career and human interaction
14:21 - Scott's history and origin - dedicated family and motivations, cultural limitations
20:26 - Scott's mentorship story
24:53 - Taking control of your own career - "Never ever ever ever ask another