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
Does public speaking excite you and yet make you freak out a little? It sure does for me. As my first conference talks draw closer, I'm starting to have small waves of anxiety & doubt at the prospect of speaking about Kotlin to a room full of people. They are infrequent, but in the moment, I … Continue reading preparing to share: freaking out a little
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, … Continue reading One Path to Tech?