Tip 10Love It or Leave It

It may sound like some kind of rah-rah cheerleader crap, aimed at whipping you into an idealistic frenzy, but it’s too important not to mention. You have to be passionate about your work if you want to be great at your work. If you don’t care, it will show.

When my wife and I moved to Bangalore, I was really excited. For the first time in my career, I was looking forward to finding nearby like-minded technologists with a passion for learning. I was expecting a vibrant after-work life of user group meetings and deep, philosophical discussions on software development methodologies and techniques. I was expecting to find India’s Silicon Valley bursting at its seams with an overflow of artisans, enthusiastic in the pursuit ...

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