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Metadevelopment Digest - Issue #7

Metadevelopment Digest - Issue #7
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πŸ‘©β€πŸ’» Career and Business Stuff
It Is Your Responsibility to Follow Up β€” On the art of following up πŸ“¨
Country Comparison - Hofstede Insights β€” a Cultural compass: a comparison of country culture based on business-oriented aspects
James Hickey πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»
Dev Tip πŸ”₯: Figure out how and what you are being measured on by your company.

Instead of just doing your typical todo/task list, incorporate tasks or ideas that will move those metrics forward!

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πŸ™‰ Life Stuff
Erik Torenberg
If you are trying to sell yourself, and you don’t have world class credentials, sell your rate of growth instead.

β€œDon’t look at what college I went to or companies I’ve worked at, look at all I’ve done in this past year, and what that means for what I’ll do in the next year.”
βš™οΈ Tech Stuff
REST and Hypermedia in 2019 β€” A modern day look at the Richardson Maturity model
Scalable Frontend #1β€Šβ€”β€ŠArchitecture Fundamentals β€” What is software architecture and how can you benefit from it to improve your frontend application? ⛩️
JT
Exercise is a keystone habit

iIt is a habit that once adopted will start a cascade of beneficial habits that will improve all areas of your life

If you feel like you’re struggling or sleepwalking through life, I challenge you to start physical training

Stop sleepwalking
πŸ’Ž Current MTDV Quest: Deep Work
The goal of the quest:
Try creating a Deep Work routine (the term comes from this book):
Β - Create a schedule for your Deep Work. We recommend adding at least one block of 2 hours every day to you calendar, dedicated to Deep Work.
Β - Communicate your Deep Work schedule to those people, who can distract you.
Β - Create a focusing ritual.
Β - Eliminate all distractions: no notifications, no interruptions, no emails, no facebook or twitter.
Β - Create a shutting down ritual.
Further details:
Wonder what the Quests are? Here is a short introduction 😌
🎁 Bonus
Free article from MTDV: Work Misperception! πŸ”₯
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