Why you need a growth mindset and how to cultivate one in three easy steps.

Four years ago, I literally didn’t have a clue that I would become a web developer and maintain a site and newsletter for Muslim women in tech. I was a full-time stay at home mom, and all of my energy was focused on caring for my babies. I never learned how to code, never built […]

How to stop dreading feedback and start loving it

How do you handle feedback? Do you feel sweaty and nervous before your appraisal meetings? Do you brood and feel insulted someone found something wrong about you? Do you ever feel so guilty and uncomfortable about giving feedback that you surround the criticism in so many compliments that no one knows what you’re talking about […]

When to know it’s time to fire your bad client and how to do it

Photo by Christian Fregnan on Unsplash A potential client got referred to you, and now they’re interested in working together. You’re so excited, but something feels off. They’re sending out way too many ‘urgent’ emails before the contract is even signed. They try to change the budget. You haven’t started on their project, and you’re […]

5 Ways To Stop Sabotaging Your Goals and Just Do Them

Don’t Give Up by Julius on Dribbble Tech is full of goal setters. We set goals for tech stacks we want to master. We build side projects in our spare time to challenge ourselves and increase our skill levels. We love participating in challenges like #100DaysOfCode and Hacktoberfest.  We pick our goal, make a plan, and put in […]

How To Find The Remote Job Of Your Dreams

Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash So, you’re interested in working remotely, huh?  Maybe you heard about it because more and more companies are allowing their employees to work remotely. Maybe your friend won’t stop talking about how happy she is now that she doesn’t have to commute. Or maybe you read the article about my experience working in a […]

How I Got a Remote Job and Why It’s the Best

Photo by Becca Tapert on Unsplash I love working remotely, and I feel so excited that so many more workers and companies are going remote. If you feel like you know more and more people who work from home, that’s because remote jobs have increased 159% since 2015. Buffer’s State of Remote Work 2019 Survey interviewed 2,500 remote […]

25 FREE Resources To Learn How To Code

Are you thinking about becoming a developer, but are worried about the cost of getting started? Getting a computer science degree or taking a bootcamp cost some serious time and money, and just aren’t a realistic option for a lot of people. Honestly, all you really need is a computer, an internet connection, at least […]