FULLSTACK ENGINEERING TIPS

Top 10 Lessons Learned in Last 10 Years…

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The way to pick good mentors is to always look for people who have successfully been through the same path you are about to embark on. Ask what they did, why and how?

This was the advice I got as a young engineer. I had the pleasure of working with some great mentors and it comes naturally to me to want to repay the debt of gratitude. In this post, I will be sharing full-stack engineering lessons I’ve learned in my career so far.

Gracias

Before we do that, a big Thank You to all my mentors, managers & colleagues who are responsible for teaching me these lessons and being part of my career journey thus far. You know who you are and I am grateful for the time we got to spend together. …


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Most people can’t concentrate today because we are never taught how to concentrate and we don’t practice concentration. How can you do something if you are never taught how to do it? And how can you be good at it if you don’t practice it regularly? Moreover, the distractions are getting stronger and better every day.

Interestingly enough, I experienced first hand that it’s easy to focus for short durations but it is the sustained focus over periods of months and years that I am talking about here. I will admit first off that this is hard to do. The environments around us are making this harder. We need to take action and better ourselves. …

About

Pranay Suresh

Engineer @Bolt | Ex-Tesla | Silicon Valley Startup Guy| MS CS from Georgia Tech | Blogger | Speaker | Mentor website: https://pranaysuresh.com

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