Mainframes, music, Tarot, a princess, and web standards.

Mainframes, music, Tarot, a princess, and web standards.

My glamorous career: a careers talk at Landing Festival, Lisbon, Portugal, 28 June 2019

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bruce lawson

June 28, 2019
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  2. @brucel My glamorous career

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  7. @brucel Mainframes, music, Tarot, a princess, and web standards.

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  11. Find something you’re good at

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  21. Find your angle ...

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  26. @brucel http://members.ozemail.com.au/~bconlon/

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  28. Find your niche ...

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  31. Stay true to yourself ...

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  40. You have many skills ...

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  42. Say “yes”!

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  44. Be adaptable ...

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  46. Open your eyes ...

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  52. Things go wrong.

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  57. Be cheeky.

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  62. Be friendly. Stay friends.

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  64. Share your knowledge.

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  68. Things go wrong.

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  72. @brucel b • web comping

  73. @brucel Take home: • Say YES, take risks (if you

    can) • Say NO to unethical work (if you can) • Be friendly, stay friendly. Talk to everyone, grow your network. • Keep learning. And share your knowledge. • You’ll never know everything. Know people who know the things you don’t, and repay the favour. • Have as much fun as you can.
  74. THANKS ’N’ SNOGS! brucelawson.co.uk @brucel * Other Bruce Lawsons are

    available. ** known to cause nausea in some jurisdictions.