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In it, developer and life coach John Sonmez offers advice to developers on important "soft" subjects like career and productivity, personal … #cmpsMobilePopover .a-icon-popover{display:none!important}#marginTop2Img{width:16px;margin-top:2px}#marginTop3Img{width:16px;margin-top:3px}#marginTop4Img{width:16px;margin-top:4px}#textReviews{position:absolute;left:-10000px;top:auto;width:2px;height:1px;overflow:hidden} In this article, I review one of my favorite books related to software development, which is Soft Skills: The Software Developer’s Life Manual by John Sonmez. Soft Skills are a mix of communication, emotional, social and people skills that enable us to work well with other people. The book emphasizes a balance on being a successful software developer, but it's not for everyone. In it, developer and life coach John Sonmez offers advice to developers on important subjects like career and productivity, personal finance and investing, and even fitness and relationships. Teach you must. The book doesn't take into account kids or family. Then you can fill the gaps to your unanswered questions using traditional learning materials like books. One of those you would keep on your forever reading pile as each time you read it you pick up something you missed. Companies pay top dollar for talent who can design solutions for consumers and business. Excellent Book If You Want To Be Ahead Of The Pack, Reviewed in the United States on March 23, 2019. 2 Reviews. A Taking Action section at the end of each chapter shows you how to get quick results. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Soft Skills: The Software Developer's Life Manual. I almost didn’t buy this book. Unlimited listening to select Audible Originals, audiobooks, and podcasts. * http://jqueryui.com It looks like WhatsApp is not installed on your phone. 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