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?
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 confusedRead more
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 happenRead more
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.Read more
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 interviewRead more