I hate quitting. When I was a kid, I was taught that quitting was the ultimate failure. Struggling in a class? Tough luck. Double down and study harder. Hate playing a sport? Finish out the season, your team needs you. Job getting you down? Figure out what’s broken and fix it. I stayed on that… Continue reading Trying to decide if you should quit your Job in tech? This exercise can help.
I want to talk to you about a graphic I hate. You might have seen it. It looks like this. The core premise of this graphic? You have to push yourself out of your comfort zone to grow. This message has its draws. For someone just starting out in their career, this image could provide… Continue reading The Case for Coasting
Everyone in tech loves to talk about setting ambitious goals. Walk down the hall of any tech company and you're bound to see a poster encouraging you to think big. "If you’re always hitting your goals, you’re not challenging yourself!" "You can’t grow if you always stay in your comfort zone!" "Always be pushing your… Continue reading No One is Going to Tell You When to Go Home – The Case for Stop Sign Goals
Today I'm going to share my top 10 tricks I've learned to help maintain an identity and sense of self-worth outside of work. In other words, how to stop worrying about work all the time and enjoy my time outside the office. 1. Find interests, hobbies, projects, or activities that you can sink your teeth… Continue reading 10 Ways to Enjoy Your Time Outside the Office