This is a guest post from Tiffany Jachja. Enjoy. Dear Developer, Many people will encourage you to set goals and find ways to share them for your career development. All of us have struggled with filling out templates, worksheets, and other forms of documentation to lead the conversation about what we hope to accomplish in … Continue reading Why is goal setting so difficult?
Dear new developer, I struggle with envy. I find one kind particularly insidious. It's the envy I have of someone I know online. I'll see someone younger than me, or less experienced than I am, or less knowledgeable than me. But they somehow have 10x the Twitter followers, or have been asked to headline conferences, … Continue reading Try to feel inspired, not envious
This is a guest blog post from Mark Sawers. Enjoy. Dear new developer, As a software engineer, it's easy to take our eye off the ball. The ball we really want to pay attention to isn't the stuff we focused on in college. The ball is improving business/organizational outcomes. There isn't a course of study … Continue reading Outcomes over output