Suggested Actions

Practice the concepts you’ve learned in this chapter.

Know your colleagues

If you’re not yet in the professional world, you’ll have to file this one away for future use.

  • Step 0: Get a job.
  • Step 1: Chat with some of your teammates and figure out what they do. There’s often a difference between a person’s title and what they do. Simply introduce yourself and ask what someone is working on. You’ll figure out people’s specialties.
  • Step 2: Based on what people in your team are doing, what looks the most interesting to you? Write down what you want to be doing in a couple of years.
  • Step 3: Brainstorm some short-term actions you could take to get you closer to your goal. Pick three and act on them over the next six months.

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