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Discussion on: Playing catch-up

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There'll always be a million new things to learn and we can never be experts in all the fields. There is also this tenuous idea of experience, that we will continue to improve over time. If you ever catch-up to my level of experience it means I'm doing something wrong.

There's no end goal with experience, though I know many people treat it that. Job titles tend to encourage this thinking, things like "senior" or "master" or "director" with nothing above those levels.

But there is no top-level with experience. It's not an API or language to master. It's an endless series of hard and soft skills that morph over time.

Our journey should never end.

We're all playing catch-up.