01:12 - Ambreen’s Non-Technical Superpower: She is Very Good at Zoning People Out
- Learning necessary information from conversations
03:20 - Ambreen’s Technical Superpower: Any Challenge She is Given She Will Try to Just Do It
- Comfort with Uncertainty
06:03 - Fixed Mindset vs. Growth Mindset
- It’s OK to Not Know Everything
- Using Resources to Your Advantage
08:40 - Ambreen’s Hobbies Outside of Software
10:10 - Thinking About Things in a Molecular Way
- Taking Chunks at a Time When Learning Something New
- Breaking Down Big Concepts into Small Things You Can Learn
- Being Comfortable Being Uncomfortable
13:45 - Ambreen’s Journey to Software Engineering
- Turning a Love Into a Career
- Ruby, Rails, Go, Docker
20:30 - Self-Advocating for New Work Experience
22:00 - Empathy in Engineering
John: Intentionally recognizing uncomfortable learning situations and be okay with it.
Jacob: Your emotional state does matter at work and we as professionals need to recognize that this has relevance to one’s ability to do work.
Arty: It is important to help others to be able to come out of their comfort zone and be ok with not knowing everything.
Ambreen: Likes Jacob’s idea of being productively lost, but there is progress being made. There are many different styles of learning.
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