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RubyConf, I Mustache You a Question

by Tara Scherner de la Fuente

Published November 19, 2017 in Technology

Rub[berDuck]yConf, I :mustache: you a question

I :mustache: you a question.

That's what I send via Slack to folks I'm reaching out to when I'm stuck. Over these first few years of my career, the reach outs are fewer and the problems more specific and/or challenging. Now? I often get that inquiry in a DM. What I'm discovering more and more: That whole rubber duck thing is no joke—moreover, it's often the unofficial mentoring of our industry. What do our own questions teach us? What do they teach others? How can you be a great rubber duck? Beyond that moment, what can the rubber duck do for your career--the easy way?