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Adam Crockett • Edited

Once upon a time I was a graduate artist who fell on hard times during an economic recession, I learned to program to create a portfolio but I loved the code more, then I started using my Adobe CS knowledge within my websites, I thought what I was doing was outstanding... It wasn't, but I had to believe that to survive, none the less I created a business that lasted for 3 years. Within those years my ego got bigger and bigger until one day it hit me, the same day my partner told me she was pregnant. "Am I actually any good?". I joined Dyson 2.5 years ago and my son is now 2, that time was humbling and I grew so so much I can't tell you. I can relate to the person who was plain offensive because 18 - 22 year old me was that person. Anyways excuse the life story, I'm not sure I have a point either.

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Manuele J Sarfatti Author

No need, it's great to hear real life stories actually, thanks for sharing!
I guess we all go through a "junior big ego phase". I designed things I was so proud of at the time, that honestly just plain suck ๐Ÿ˜‚