Speak at conferences • Publish blog posts • Contribute to open-source projects • Participate in a Hackathon • Answers questions on StackOverflow • Mentor other developers • …. How to advance your career? => connect with others!
talk at your company) • Build your confidence, get out of your comfort zone • Give yourself goals: I’m going to connect with at least one person at this event • Try the small talks: “Is this your first time at this event?” • Embrace your vulnerability: It’s ok to be an introvert • Remember: You’re not alone!
you. - Nice to meet you bob! Is it your first time at this Meetup? - Yes! I'm working on a new startup - we're building the Uber for dogs powered by AI - Sounds awesome! I'm myself working on a uber for cats! - Cool, is there anything i can help you with? - Actually I would love some feedback on our UI - Sure, should we meet for a quick coffee next week? - Yes! By the way, have you met Brandon yet? He’s investing in the dog market