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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.

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...


Sep 11, 2017

In today's episode Greg & Colin talk software demos! Whether you love them, fear them, or are just bored by them, we've got the tips and tricks for getting more out of demos. Greg talks about the core principles and goals of effective demos and how to avoid the pitfalls that waste time and energy. We also talk about our...


Sep 4, 2017

In today's episode Colin & Greg talk Habits - how to make them and how to break them! We discuss the habit loop, how to identify triggers and rewards, and the importance of keystone habits. We share some of our habits that work for us, as well as ones we're trying to change or start. We also debate the merits...