ELC Podcast — Debugging Your Engineering Career

Oblivious: The Peter principle and why people fail

“People in a hierarchy tend to rise to their “level of incompetence”

-Peter Principle

Struggling: Identifying the gaps that are holding you back

It’s impossible for a person to begin to learn what they think they already know.

-Epictetus

Practiced: From zero to hero

Some people get twenty years of experience, while others get one year of experience… twenty times in a row.

-Angela Duckworth

The higher you go, the more specific and deliberate learning needs to be.

-Wade Chambers

Mastery: Consciously choose to close the gap!

“For everyone of us, there is a gap between who we are and who we want to become. There is a gap between where we are and where we want to be. What helps us close those gaps are the small things that we consistently choose to commit to over and over and over”

-Joshua Medcalf

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