Follow Your Passions and Build A Career Around The Things You Love with Tom Taulli

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Tom Taulli

Tom Taulli is an author, a speaker and an advisor to startups. He has co-founded a variety of companies including, WebIPO and BizEquity. And his books include ‘Artificial Intelligence Basics: A Non-Technical Introduction’ and ‘The Robotic Process Automation Handbook: A Guide To Implementing RPA Systems’. Tom talks about the importance of following your passions when it comes to your IT career. He also discusses how if you create a career based around the things you love, you’ll never be short on inspiration.


Tom Taulli

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2 Top Career Tips

1) Never be so set upon lofty goals that you miss the opportunities all around you. Follow your passions and do what you instincts tell you to do.
2) Focus on what lights your fire – the thing that gets your out of bed in the morning and inspires you to do better every day.

Show Notes

Worst Career Moment

Tom has experienced periods where he reached crossroads in his career and did not follow his passions. With age has come experience and maturity, which has led to a better understanding of what is around him.

Career Highlight

Tom recognized a need and provided a revolutionary piece of software to fill that need. Building this system allowed him to spread his wings.

The Future

Robotic process animation, artificial intelligence and quantum computing are fascinating concepts that keep Tom’s mind alive with possibilities.

The Reveal

What first attracted you to a career in I.T.?

Tom was attracted to computers in school as he thought they were cool!

What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?

Bill Gates advised Tom to get a solid foundational education in mathematics before moving to programming.

What is the worst career advice you’ve ever received?

There is only really advice unsuitable for its receiver.

If you had to begin your career again in today’s world, what would you do?

Tom would go to Silicon Valley and meet as many people as possible.

What career objectives are you currently focusing on?

Tom is working on a book about mainframe, as well as courses on the same.

What’s the number one non-technical skill that has helped you in your career so far?

A business background in college has been very useful.

What do you do to keep your own career energized?

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What do you do in your spare time away from technology?

Tom takes breaks, including walking and travelling

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