From Golf Instructor to Software Developer: Taking Next Steps in your Career - ML 080

From Golf Instructor to Software Developer: Taking Next Steps in your Career - ML 080
Published:

July 14, 2022

Show Notes

Jesse Langford spent the first half of his career as a golf instructor before pivoting to software engineering.  Today on the show, Ben interviews Jesse to learn why and how he made this pivot, plus relevant career advice for all developers.  Specific topics include taking ownership of your work, being comfortable making mistakes, and how to stretch yourself every day.

In this episode…


  1. Taking ownership
  2. Being comfortable taking risks and making mistakes
  3. From back end to front end development
  4. Self taught and self paced
  5. Dunning-Kruger effect
  6. Continually growing and learning


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