156 JSJ Soft Skills and Marketing Yourself as a Software Developer with John Sonmez

John Sonmez on JavaScript Jabber Apr 22nd 2015


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03:36 - John Sonmez Introduction

04:29 - Mastermind Groups

05:53 - “Soft Skills”

  • Why Care About Soft Skills?
    • People Skills
    • Finances
    • Fitness

11:53 - Learned vs Innate

  • Lifting Limited Beliefs
  • Practice

14:14 - Promotion (Managerial) Paths

17:52 - “Marketing”

29:53 - Get Up and CODE!

33:47 - Burnout

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