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Discussion on: The Career Advice I Wish I Had

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Tim Downey

Lots of great advice as usual! πŸ™‚ One part that caught my eye in particular was the section on T-Shaping your knowledge.

It can be tempting to learn all the shiny new things that come out, but it isn’t necessary. Learn one thing in depth, and then from there carry that knowledge over to other topics.

One thing I struggled with starting out (and honestly still do even though I'm solidly into my career) is figuring out where to go into depth. When everything is so appealing its hard to make the conscious decision to focus your efforts on a particular topic -- and even once you've made that decision there is the ever lingering FOMO.

I'm curious how you (and others here as well) chose where to dive deep.