Self-directed learning

The following reading materials will set you up for the appropriate mindsets to launch you forward into your career in tech, whatever your track may be.


These learning mindsets are focused on the aspects of software engineering, but they can be generalized to any part of life.

Having a growth-oriented mindset builds on the idea of continuously investing and nourishing oneself.

Action items

Practice your growth

  • Write daily about your learning and growth using the tooling

  • Use your growth data as leverage to acquire a mentor

  • Manage who has read and write access to your growth data

  • Transform your growth data into an asset that earns while you learn

  • Use transfer learning to pick up lessons you observe in games that are analogous in your professional life

  • Enjoy the work-life balance of playing games and focused work, and enforcing boundaries that protect both

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