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JC Smiley

Front End Developer with a focus on React (web) and React Native (mobile), Code Connector national team Online Content Manager and a leader for the Memphis chapter, Gardner, and Outdoor Enthusiast

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Frontend Developer

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I'm looking for work!

3 Tips on asking for Help while learning how to code

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Positive Thinking while Learning to Code

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Tips for Writing a Great Resume

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How to have a growth mindset?

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Instead of putting out today's fires, create tomorrow's fireproof doors

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One door closing is another door opening

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Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do

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Know Thy Code

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Should you compare yourself to others?

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"I don't know", when and why you should say this in the tech industry

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The power of the word NO in the tech industry

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In regard to tech (learning to code, working in tech, using technology, etc), what does resilience mean?

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What does the quote "Lead with Value" mean in regards to interviewing or being in a leadership role?

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Why is having a college degree such a big deal?

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How to escape from Tutorial Purgatory?

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Tips on planning your career path?

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Advice for an aspiring developer looking for their first job in tech?

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What does community mean to you?

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How to be outcome driven while learning to code or at work?

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Startup Life: Organized Chaos or just Chaotic

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It’s more important to master the cards you’re holding than to complain about the ones your opponent was dealt.

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What are some team based development work practices/work flows that creates a successful development team?

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What steps do you need to take as an aspiring web developer in order to increase your chances of landing a job?

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How can a developer improve their presentation skills?

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How important is sleep to your productivity?

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All my heroes start early

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What are good developer habits?

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It's been said a closed mouth doesn't get fed. If true, how do you toot your own horn at work without being annoying?

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Athletes train their physical abilities and their sports specific skills. How can developers do the same using that analogy?

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What are the challenges to getting a job in tech? If possible, share advice to overcome that challenge!

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Learning new skills while breaking into tech

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How do you imagine technology will change our world in the next one, five, or ten years?

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How to authentically show you are the right fit for a role on your resume or in the job interview?

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What traits or actions would make a Fantastic co-worker in tech?

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How do you stay inspired, motivated, and productive while living in a super active home?

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What are some specific instances in your coding journey that helped build up your confidence?

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What did you do last year that was a game changer in your coding journey?

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What tips can you give on staying in the "Coding Flow"?

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How do you organize your code or projects before you start coding?

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What is a RESTful API

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How do you improve your programming skills?

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While learning to code, What limits have you had in the past and how did you overcome them?

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A Simple Guide to Node/Express

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What I Learned From a Single Lesson using Exercism.io

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