Tuesday’s Tip – Career-Stalling Habits

It can be easy to get yourself in a rut, but if you’re aiming to advance and nurture your career, you need cultivate these common habits.  Career-Building Habits Learn new things  Employers love to see developers pushing themselves to learn new frameworks, languages, or techniques and will reward initiative (or another employer will). Read relevant…

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How scheduling your day completely helps you stay focused

Just tracking I’ll start this off by saying that when this was first suggested to me, I met it with a fair amount of resistance. There was no way that scheduling my day down to 15 minute blocks could help me. I’ll just continue doing what I’ve been doing and keep track of my meetings…

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Tuesday’s Tip – Twitter Accounts to Follow

Not knowing where to join in the conversation can be hard, here are some developer-related Twitter accounts that might help you get started. @noopkat I first met Suz Hinton when I was working at Zappos and then I got to see her present. Hands down she is one of the best presenters I’ve seen. Currently…

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How do you measure success in your learning journey?

Dive right in!(?) When you’re beginning any new endeavor, your first temptation may be to just dive right into it. I know. I’ve been there, again and again. But, before you start, it’s a good idea to have a measuring stick of where you are starting from. Without truly understanding your starting point, you’ll have…

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