Here is a somewhat sanitized version of what I shared with my team:
- Unsubscribe from noisy GitHub repos or ones you aren't interested in anymore.
- Create a 2023 brag sheet!
- Leave Slack channels that are abandoned or not useful.
- Sort email and schedule new meetings.
If you are like, but Amara... I only have the brain cycles for 1 thing, commit to making (and maintaining!) a brag sheet.
Mine includes quotes, links, screenshots, and short descriptions of things I do throughout the year. This is a great resource for performance reviews!
Maybe you are a manager like me, so I also include sections to brag on my reports, peers, and even my managers. It never hurts to give someone else some kudos or notice their brag-worthy work.
How are you finishing out the year? Or will you do some of this new year prep in the first week of 2023?
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TBH I'm not doing anything, for me the end of 2022 and the beginning of 2023 is a completely arbitrary and essentially meaningless "moment" ... but yeah, could be food for thought, depending on how you look at it.
Nothing too exciting. I have a few goals in mind but, nothing too serious
These are fantastic! Don’t forget, docs contributions make great PRs!
I mostly see failed new years resolutions around me, so I prefer not to wait for the new year to make changes or start something new.
Instead of waiting for January 1st I started a new project a few days ago. That way I hope that by the first week of January I will already be able to blog about it.
If anything I prefer a monthly, or even weekly resolution of commitments.
hopefully by taking (and passing 😅) the AWS solutions architect associate exam in the first quarter.
Positive growth mindset! You got this! 💪
Nothing special, just I will be trying to get proper amount of sleep.
Sleep is so important! I made a commitment to myself about 10 years ago to prioritize sleep and I have no regrets.
I have felt soo good after reading this and also being getting married and getting this advice is very soothing as well.
2023 = Azure AI certification.
I'm trying to stay up-to-date on industry trends and developments so that I can be more informed about what's happening in the field.
Thank you for the reminder to make use of my brag sheet! (I don't remember the last time I updated it, haha 😅)
Get a job. :)