If I want to get hired to do something, I should already be doing it. People can’t always see potential energy. Instead of allowing a current job description to stand in the way, turn off the Scrubs re-runs and start a side-project. Draw a picture, code a site, or write something and share it with the internet.
trentwalton.com, You Are What You Eat
This is from Trent’s blog, at trentwalton.com. The post can be found here. Trent is founder and 1/3 of Paravel, an awesome Austin-based web shop.
I agree with this statement so much —especially when it comes to the web. I have come back to it to read it often.
This is one of the things that’s great about working on the web. There are so many opportunities for us to try something new, learn from others, and if we want to, leverage it into something more, like a career or a hobby.
What powerful tools and information we have at our fingertips.