[*] Start reaching out to people who are working in the profession that you want to pursue. If you want to be a writer, start going to writer meetups in your city. If you want to be a lawyer,…
Jennifer Taylor Chan
Great read Jennifer!
I especially resonated with this point as I’ve been doing it lately.
A few days ago I reached out 40+ data scientists on LinkedIn asking who to follow in the industry/their tips on what actions I should take next.
About 20% replied with some of the best actionable advice I’ve ever received.
Two even went as far to get me in front of people they know.
Lesson I’m still trying to learn: Never underestimate the power of asking for help.