What skills do you need to develop to be a great coder and leader – Pete Hallett

Pete Hallett is Chief Technical Officer at Methods.

Pete Hallett is a busy man. As the CTO of Methods, he oversees technology, development, and architecture. Leading multiple teams across different departments is no easy feat. But Pete’s varied career and impressive list of personal projects make him well-suited to the job.

Pete started his career as a developer and has remained in tech ever since. His biggest challenge to date has been starting his own business. After overcoming some initial nerves about taking his first leadership role, he quickly became an expert in the qualities that define great technical leaders.

Pete draws on these experiences on today’s podcast and lays out his strategy for overcoming the inevitable anxiety that comes with the transition into leadership.

Show Notes:

2.15 Pete’s career background.

8.00 Moving from a coding to leadership.

12.10 Setting up and running your own company.

14.00 Employing agile and lean methodologies in a startup.

16.20 Dealing with workplace stress.

18.45 Personal and workplace motivation.

20.45 Joining Methods.

22.05 What’s coming next for tech.