It’s Okay To Admit You Don’t Have All The Answers with Danny Thompson
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Danny Thompson has a passion for tech and programming. He is a Software Developer as well as Chapter Founder & Leader of GDG Memphis, providing resources for aspiring developers. Danny talks about why it’s okay to admit when you don’t have the answer, and how it can lead to personal growth. He also discusses the importance of self-motivation, and why your career goals can only truly be achieved by never giving up.
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After missing out on a job opportunity, Danny felt distraught as he felt he had done everything right. But soon afterwards, he found an even better position – one he could not have taken if the original job had worked out. Also, taking responsibility for a huge programming error allowed him to develop and move forward.
What matters is being the best developer possible. By endeavouring to meet this criteria, he has found that advancement comes naturally. His personal favourite achievement has been enabling over 70 others to enter the tech sector.
IT will do nothing but expand and grow in the foreseeable future, bringing new innovations and experiences to people, globally. The exciting part is that Danny will be on the vanguard of bringing these changes to the world.
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