"Stay hungry .. Stay foolish."
And not all senior developers become successful mentors. There are plenty of awesome developers who just don’t have it in them. They should be able to step away. And the ones that fill in should not be punished for doing so. On…
How to practice this:
If you continue to have average reasons, people will continue to merely see you as average. And those cool companies aren’t interested in that because average doesn’t result in a movement.