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Metadevelopment Digest - Issue #7

Metadevelopment Digest - Issue #7
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๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป Career and Business Stuff
It Is Your Responsibility to Follow Up โ€” On the art of following up ๐Ÿ“จ
Country Comparison - Hofstede Insights โ€” a Cultural compass: a comparison of country culture based on business-oriented aspects
James Hickey ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป
Dev Tip ๐Ÿ”ฅ: 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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๐Ÿ™‰ Life Stuff
Erik Torenberg
If you are trying to sell yourself, and you donโ€™t have world class credentials, sell your rate of growth instead.

โ€œDonโ€™t look at what college I went to or companies Iโ€™ve worked at, look at all Iโ€™ve done in this past year, and what that means for what Iโ€™ll do in the next year.โ€
โš™๏ธ Tech Stuff
REST and Hypermedia in 2019 โ€” A modern day look at the Richardson Maturity model
Scalable Frontend #1โ€Šโ€”โ€ŠArchitecture Fundamentals โ€” What is software architecture and how can you benefit from it to improve your frontend application? โ›ฉ๏ธ
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 youโ€™re struggling or sleepwalking through life, I challenge you to start physical training

Stop sleepwalking
๐Ÿ’Ž Current MTDV Quest: Deep Work
The goal of the quest:
Try creating a Deep Work routine (the term comes from this book):
ย - 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.
ย - Communicate your Deep Work schedule to those people, who can distract you.
ย - Create a focusing ritual.
ย - Eliminate all distractions: no notifications, no interruptions, no emails, no facebook or twitter.
ย - Create a shutting down ritual.
Further details:
Wonder what the Quests are? Here is a shortย introduction ๐Ÿ˜Œ
๐ŸŽ Bonus
Free article from MTDV: Work Misperception! ๐Ÿ”ฅ
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