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Bhupesh Varshney 👾
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What's the best risk you have taken?

People talk about taking risks in life. Would love to hear what's a risk that turned to be good for you eventually?

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Jamie Davenport

Quitting my job to start Docbot Labs as a solo founder.

5 months later things are going great and we've just launched DocSearch which I'm excited to see develop.

Best decision I ever made.

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Nick

Leaving my job as an aerospace engineer to become a software developer. I was doing software development anyway in my previous job but had major imposter syndrome, so it felt like a big risk.

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Bradston Henry

Simarly, Leaving my "good" Mechanical Engineering job to pursue game development which led me to general development and my current career!

Trying to explain to my immigrant parents (immigrated to the U.S from Jamaica) that I was quitting my Engineering job to make games was an..... "interesting" conversation. 😅

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Bhupesh Varshney 👾 Author

Damn, would love to hear what things you did there, if you don't mind 😅

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Nick

I started writing a response, but it turned into a post 🙂: dev.to/n1ckdm/dealing-with-imposte...

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Aliyu

I am at this stage at the moment, seems like I know what to do but just can't do them and struggling to shake it off. Any tips?

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Nick

Try to be confident in your abilities and try to think about what you really want in your career and then go for it. Easier said than done, I know. What situation are you in at the moment? Happy to chat in more detail if you want to DM me.

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Aliyu

I have looked around the interface here to see if I can locate a DM button somewhere here. I'll DM on Twitter instead

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Atul Prajapati

Decision to leave college without graduation 🎓 today I so happy with that decision 💝

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Medea

Wow

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Atul Prajapati

Thanks Medea :)
Namaste

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Aliyu

Waoh! I'll love to hear what you ventured into instead

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Nathan Hedglin

Pursuing professional gambling. Paid for my college, my first house and gave me the skills to succeed in my other areas of life.

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pontakornth

Pull one nighter for a temporary project. I will never underestimate animation and side effect again. At least, I know what I don't.

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Andrew Baisden • Edited on

Temporarily changed my career so that I could use the time to up-skill.

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Thomas Hansen

Actively debunking software development paradigms and technology stacks, revealing them for what they truly are. See my profile for details ...

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Van Alfred P. Sabacajan

Having multiple software development jobs. haha

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