I've had a few thoughts running through my head lately around the "growth mindset" that I often see/experience as a developer. More specifically, I'm concerned that too many of us are experiencing more of a "growth pressure"; that the desire to learn and continually improve ourselves has morphed into an expectation or a mindset that … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Know It All
What excites you? What passions does your mind drift to while you lie awake at night; or while you commute; or sit in class? We all have something unique, beautiful, and truly special we can share.
This was my first Google I/O, and I must say, it was quite an experience. I went in to the week excited for new announcements and to maybe get my hands dirty with new tools/features. That all happened, but a week removed from the event it’s not the big announcements that have stuck with me … Continue reading Google I/O 2018 Recap
The notion of conference speaking both excites & scares me. I just gave my first 2 android conference talks When I finally worked up the courage to submit conference talk proposals, I did so with the intention of documenting the speaking process if I were selected. I hoped that by openly sharing my experiences that … Continue reading Experiences of a first-time conference speaker
Another entry in my "preparing to share" series where i'm hoping to give an open look at preparing my first 2 conference talks Check out the full series here Also sharing on my YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vY8nE8W_B-M . . . Less than a month out now, so I wanted to start on some outlines for … Continue reading preparing to share: promos & outlines