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Come and Get It

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I once interviewed someone where I asked that oh so amazing question – “where do you see yourself in 5 years?” (I had not interviewed enough people at that point in my career to realize that this was a dumb question and held no value to the answer being returned). On this particular day, the candidate in question said – “I want your job”. They didn’t know...

Take the Hit

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Stay on the current path, assume no risk, never grow, but always be safe. Or take the hit. Forgo the billing for two weeks to work on that new idea. Take a leap into a different job category to learn more about an emerging technology. Volunteer to learn something new. Take less vacation. Whatever it is, take the hit. We grow through taking hits, by trying something new, by taking the hard path...

Post Post Feedback

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One of the most critical components to feedback is timeliness. You wouldn’t wait two months until after a project has been completed to say to a developer – “the problem is how you coded it, you should have done it this way and used this library, I saw that issue immediately” – that provides no value. It might help them the next time they undertake a similar project...

Your Breakthrough Moment

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This is what you’ve been waiting for. This is what you’ve been working towards. This is what you want so badly it hurts. This is what you’ve stayed up late for and come in early to finish. This is what your team has been building towards. And when it happens, make sure you enjoy it, make sure you soak it in and make sure you take a second to appreciate that moment. Because it...

Broken Bots

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We all know that a good portion of our followers are bots. Even the ones that have handles that look like real-names and leave the same comments on every post that you do, immediately after you post it. No one sees your work that fast. No one makes a judgement as to whether it’s your best work that fast. But there they are, the bright, blinking signs that say – “I look like...

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