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Progression Podcast

20 EpisodesProduced by ProgressionWebsite

As tech teams we're great at designing and building products and experiences that people love. But one thing that we still can't do effectively is design our own careers.With the help of regular contributors and special guests, we dig into why that is, tackling questions around managing vs making, m… read more

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#19: Ryan Carson (CEO, Treehouse) on a winding journey to training 100,000 new software engineers

About Ryan

Ryan Carson has been a huge figure in tech and online learning for a long time now through his company Treehouse, but his journey to get there and onwards from this success story is a journey of learning about himself, what he loves and also his privilege.  From Carsonified, his tech conference startup based in the UK through Treehouse to Project unlock the American dream (training 100,000 Americans from diverse backgrounds into software engineering apprenticeships), he talks through his biggest challenge yet.

Ryan on twitter: https://twitter.com/ryancarson

Treehouse: https://teamtreehouse.com

Project unlock the american dream: https://projectunlocktheamericandream.org


Ryan's book recommendations

The New Jim Crow: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1595586431

Seeing White: https://www.amazon.com/Seeing-White-Introduction-Privilege-Race/dp/1442203080


Who else should we be speaking to?

Be on the pod! Tell us about someone great! Just email podcast@progressionapp.com and tell us more.


Our lovely sponsor: Deliveroo

Our wonderful sponsor Deliveroo is looking for loads of designers, researchers, writers as well as leaders and managers. Go check them out at https://deliveroo.design


Join the waitlist

We’re aiming to launch soon, but if you want to jump the gun or just be in the loop, get involved in our waitlist. progressionapp.com


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It really helps if you rate us on iTunes. You can do that right here. https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/progression-podcast/id1435509539

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