I spend most of my professional time helping developers understand how to harness Google Cloud technology to build great applications. But a recent engagement brought me somewhere I’d never been before, somewhere, I suspect, no other Google Developer Advocate has gone.
When I interviewed for my job at Google, I got asked all the usual questions about data structures, and whiteboard coding. I even got slammed with one of those old-school brain teasers straight out of How Would You Move Mount Fuji?. But six years later, one question stands out above all the others I was asked that day.
Lead by Following · · edu
We should all try to be leaders, right? Not necessarily, but we can and should be great followers when we find a cause to believe in.
How to Learn · · edu
The article linked below espouses a concept I’ve always found to be true but never fully appreciated as clearly as it is explained here.
Seven Habits · · edu
The title of this talk is “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Artists” but I think this advice is universal. It definitely resonates with me, from the perspective of my chosen field (software engineering).