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Change It Up!

by Rob Conery

In this video we offer tips and advice for making a change to your career. Whether it's a small change that moves you within the same company to a different group or role, all the way to a spiritual makeover where you get to travel the world for a year as a journeyman programmer.

What you'll learn

In the late spring of 2014, Rob Ashton visited the Tekpub offices in Hawaii and Rob Conery sat with him and discussed the career shift he was currently going through. Rob dropped everything - his current job, his apartment, most of his possessions - and got on a train headed for Scotland. From there he began his odyssey: traveling the world and coding for free. His only request was that you pay for his travel expenses and put a roof over his head. This might not be the path for everyone - but it's inspiring to hear Rob's story about taking control of his life and career, giving himself the freedom to choose what he wants to do. I found this story highly inspiring - and I hope you do to.

About the author

Rob Conery co-founded Tekpub and created This Developer's Life. He is an author, speaker, and sometimes a little bit opinionated.

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