What makes you productive? The music in your headphones? The size of your screen? The integrity of your test suite?

What makes you unproductive? Meetings? Time management? Emotional Distress?

In this episode, we deal with productivity: what makes you truly productive, what truly impedes your productivity, how you can you be more productive, and how to help others to improve their productivity as well.

You will likely be surprised at my advice and conclusions, but they are based on my nearly 50 years as a programmer. If there's one thing I know, it's the things that impede my productivity.

Do you want to go fast—I mean really, really fast? Then pay close attention, because the things that make you go fast and the things that slow you down are not what you think they are.