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WORK

I’m transitioning between jobs, therefore my focus in the current company is to get my successor up to speed, setting him and the team up for success so that my moving out has as little impact as possible.

In the new company the role is going to be pretty similar, maybe with a slightly heavier hand on the technical side.

I’ll still be in Munich, Germany.

OBJECTIVES

I’m testing different approaches on how to get more consistent and intentional with my personal development and therefore objectives. For tracking goals, I am currently using a template similar to what you can find at 11:11 Supply under goal trackers. My list consists of

  • financial independance, whose current milestone is to start investing for the long term;
  • building a personal brand, the first milestone of which is this website;
  • improving my technical expertise, by contributing to open source with building a Ruby gem for integrating Transifex in your application.

I have more things I’d like to do, but I’m really trying to not have too much at once and making progress on what I have picked.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

I got really interested in architecture, system design, scalable systems, so that is what I’m currently reading about with

For my leadership skills, I’m focusing on becoming a manager of a new team and coming in as an external, so I picked up

I’m almost through with the Decision By Design course by Shane Parrish of Farnam Street.

WHAT DO I DO TO RELAX

I’ve picked up running again, with the good season. I’ve started from square one, with a couch-to-5K program by Runkeeper. The goal is to run the 2021 Wings For Life on the 9th of May.

I’m slowly getting back into powerlifting.

I’ve start learning guitar thanks to JustinGuitar.com and I couldn’t be happier with the progress.


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