From Golf Instructor to Software Developer: Taking Next Steps in your Career - ML 080

07.14.2022 - By Adventures in Machine Learning

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Jesse Langford spent the first half of his career as a golf instructor before pivoting to software engineering.  Today on the show, Ben interviews Jesse to learn why and how he made this pivot, plus relevant career advice for all developers.  Specific topics include taking ownership of your work, being comfortable making mistakes, and how to stretch yourself every day.

In this episode…

Taking ownership
Being comfortable taking risks and making mistakes
From back end to front end development
Self taught and self paced
Dunning-Kruger effect
Continually growing and learning

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Links
The Most Important Thing I Did to Become a Senior Developer
Jesse Langford
LinkedIn: Jesse Langford

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