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Tips to my younger self

Tips to my younger self

Martin Cronjé

March 05, 2020
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  1. Channeling your energy
    @martincronje

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  2. 1989-1998: Backstory

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  3. on OpenStack


    show message box


    put "Hello World!" into message box


    end OpenStack

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  4. Warez all the things!!

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  5. 1998-2009:


    Engineer to Architect

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  6. 90 hour weeks

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  7. 😓


    I don’t regret the times where I
    persevered but…

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  8. 💡Look after yourself


    💡Push when it matters

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  9. Passion is awesome but…

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  10. 💡Don’t be to hard on yourself

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  11. 2009-2016:


    Engineering Coach & Founder

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  12. * Coached ~100 teams


    * Iterated on ~10 product ideas


    * Launched 2 successful products


    * International conferences

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  13. 😖


    Everyone has the same
    problems but…

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  14. 💸


    Economics drive behaviour and
    thus improvements

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  15. 💡Find the right companies

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  16. 2016-2020:


    Engineering Leader

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  17. Intuition & grokking the basics

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  18. 💡Diverse experiences

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  19. 💡It is not about the technology!!

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  20. Ask me anything!

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  21. 💡 Look after yourself


    💡 Push when it matters


    💡 Find the right companies


    💡 Diverse experiences


    💡 It is not about the technology!!

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