If only I knew this shit in college

C74bdcd3fa7c3d3f23290f46430b1463?s=47 Mehdi Lahmam B.
April 28, 2016
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If only I knew this shit in college

I was invited to talk about my 6 years work experience to students of the engineering school MINES Saint-Étienne.

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Mehdi Lahmam B.

April 28, 2016
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  1. If only 
 I knew this shit in college

  2. I was a particularly dumb student

  3. I am a particularly dumb professional

  4. But I know slightly more now

  5. This is the talk I wish my dumb student self

    had heard
  6. @mehlah

  7. If only I knew Startups were for me

  8. I startups

  9. Your work has impact

  10. Your work is more fun

  11. Your work is more fun

  12. None
  13. Less of this

  14. More time spent working directly on the product

  15. Your work uses cool tech

  16. You also get to wear may hats

  17. You’ll be filthy rich

  18. You’ll be filthy rich X He worked with Saul !

  19. Do it for love of product and somewhat reasonable salary

  20. If only I knew How to improve myself

  21. Don’t rely on work for growth

  22. Build ridiculous side projects

  23. Do open source

  24. Share what you learn

  25. You’ll meet people

  26. People will meet you

  27. Dumb experiments become smart patterns

  28. None