Blake Robbins on his personal blog

Cold Tweets are the new cold Email

The beauty of a cold tweet is that it sets up the perfect opportunity to do a lukewarm email. So, what exactly is “cold-tweeting” and “lukewarm email?”

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Josh Spector in Medium

Only Do It If You’re Willing To Do It 100 Times

The most successful things I’ve done have one thing in common: I’ve done them at least 100 times.
I came to this realization while publishing the 118th edition of my For The Interested newsletter and it led me to consider a simple question:
What if we only worked on projects we’re willing to commit to doing 100 times?

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Rishad Tobaccowala in 'The Future Does Not Fit in the Containers of the Past' Newsletter

12 Career Lessons

In April of 2015, I wrote 10 Career Lessons. While the original piece remains as relevant today, I have updated it by bringing it more up to date and adding a couple of new lessons

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Josh Spector in For The Interested Newsletter

What To Do When Your Career Doesn’t Match Your Interests

Seven concepts to help you find a new path. I’m sharing what I suggested to my friend who is not sure how to find direction and move forward in his career. I’m hoping it can help you if you find yourself similarly lost or confused

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Syk Houdeib in Medium

How I got my first developer job at age 40

I’m sitting in a café in the heart of Madrid, having a cup of coffee, tapping away at my laptop while it rains outside. In a few moments I will walk into my first day as a front-end developer. 10 months ago I was an English teacher in Granada who knew nothing about programming, and now I’m here. How did this happen

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Shane Parrish in fsblog

Mental Models for Career Changes

Career changes are some of the biggest moves we will ever make, but they don’t have to be daunting. Using mental models to make decisions we determine where we want to go and how to get there. The result is a change that aligns with the person we are, as well as the person we want to be.

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Lou Adler in LinkedIn Pulse

12 Ways to Get a Job Interview and One Way Not To

Job Hunting Tip #1: don’t apply directly to any job posting. The only exception to this rule is if you’re a perfect fit based on the skills, experiences and titles listed on the job description. If you’re not perfect, you shouldn’t spend more than 20% of your time applying to jobs. However, if you think you can do the job, even if you’re not a perfect match on the requirements listed, there are many things you can do to get an interview

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