DJH 454: busy busy busy 🐝
Effectiveness vs. Busyness
I'm not impressed that you worked a 12 hour day.
I'm impressed that you worked 6 hours with unwavering focus.
I'm not impressed that you feel stressed out.
I'm impressed that you are creating value while also taking care of your health and wellness.
Busyness is no virtue, but effectiveness is.
So unhook your self-worth from your work ethic, then create with savvy intention.
Top Notch Interview Tips
Adam Karpiak is an opinionated recruiter who gets that the job hunt can suck! In this Twitter thread, he lays out super helpful interview tips, many of which focus on asking the right questions.
Geraldo Gomes: From Oil Rig Operator to Coder
Geraldo was in a stressful career in the oil industry, working on a big drill ship, for months at a time.
With this experience he wasn’t sure he could find a new career path.
But then he heard about Springboard, where you can learn new skills, get mentorship and coaching, and begin a whole new chapter of your life.
After diving into the Foundations to Core course in web development, in about a year, Geraldo was working at an excellent role at a firm, providing for his family (sans oil rig)!
The average Springboard grad increases their salary by $26,559.
As a Springboard full-stack web development bootcamp student, you can expect
- Job guarantee - land a job or get your money back
- Flexible schedule - 100% online, self-paced
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“Learning with Springboard was really fun. I never felt like I was in a position where I didn't have the tools to learn something.”
- Geraldo Gomes
Quote of the Day
“Stop managing your time. Start managing your focus.”
— Robin Sharma
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