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I really enjoy chatting with people starting a journey into tech; hearing about their challenges, successes, struggles, worries, etc.
It really illustrates the barriers present when starting a career.
Some of these are inherent and part of the nature of learning anything new. Learning is a challenge. Developing a new skill set is not easy, and learning to apply it in the real world even less so.
However, there are some barriers which, I believe, are largely due to a flawed system, and I think are easy to lose sight of once you’re past them (or never encountered at all)
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Awareness of “shame culture” in tech
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“Finally I remembered what I had found in ultrarunning. I remembered what I had lost.” As I was reading last Monday morning, I came across this line from ultramarathoner Scott Jurek’s book Eat & Run. Throughout the week I reflected on this and on my own experiences training for my first marathon. I thought of…