Is there anything more frustrating than trying to accomplish a big goal and not being able to get others to buy into your vision?
As a software developer, it might seem strange to dedicate time to improving sales skills. Recently, though, I’ve noticed that the most successful software developers are great at selling at least one thing. They’re great at selling ideas.
Ever wondered how you can you spread your ideas through social media? Gary Vaynerchuk answers this question and many more in his book Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook.
This is another edition to my one page book summaries that I’ve started recently.
This book is super tactical. The major platforms that this book talks about have changed. Yet the strategic ideas inside are timeless.
Here are ten times strategies from Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World.
When feelings about a job are extreme, either good or bad, you know what to do. When you love your work and can’t wait to start coding each morning, it’s clear that you should stay. When things are horrible—I mean down right awful—most developers will do their best to abandon ship as quickly as possible. However, when you’re simply comfortable, you might not know what to do.
Sometimes you need to make a change and you don’t even know it. Here are a few hidden signs that it is time to leave your job.
“Everyone you know started off as an unknown until they did the thing that made them known.” —Gary Vaynerchuk
I recently heard this idea from a highly successful businessman Gary Vaynerchuk and wanted to elaborate on its applicability for software developers. The concept is that you’re one piece of content away from changing your life.