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Sniffing Markers

Sniffing Markers is the brainchild and outlet of Greg Thomas & Colin Harding, where we discuss a variety of topics related to the software development industry. Methodology, Team Leadership, Inspiration, Process, Product Management, Freelancing and Entrepreneurship – we will hit it all and more. We like to keep it authentic preferring not to have a script and always having a steady supply of markers handy.

Jan 15, 2018

In today's episode Greg & Colin talk about what it takes to be a real leader and whether that's actually something we should all want. We also talk about whether you need to be a leader to move up and Greg discusses lessons learned from Ernest Shackleton (great name) and recommends checking out books on his...


Jan 10, 2018

I've been really bad at not promoting the Sniffing Marker podcast enough but have to say there is some really great content here. This episode is a great one and very apropos for those of us juggling contracting and freelancing duties and knowing the difference between the two. In today's episode, Greg and Colin discuss...


Nov 27, 2017

In today's episode Greg & Colin talk about our favourite four letter word: fear. We discuss fear-based decision-making and how times of great fear can mean growth, learning and opportunities. We talk about fearful decisions and periods of our professional lives and steps we take to try to tame fear and have a more...


Nov 13, 2017

In this week's episode, Greg & Colin return for part 2 of the Interview discussion: the Interviewer. We talk about the responsibilities of the interviewer, what we look for in candidates and how to get at what really counts. We also share stories that you, the listeners, have shared with us, as well as a few of our own!...


Oct 1, 2017

In today's episode, Greg and Colin try out some new audio equipment to try to improve the sound quality for the podcast. In doing so, they find the perfect excuse to talk about deploying code and not being afraid of imperfection! Check out the new audio and let us know your thoughts on it and your feelings about...