23 min

An unpopular view on impostor syndrome (Curtis / @curtiseinsmann‪)‬ WebJoy

    • Technology

Curtis Einsmann joins the show to talk about his origin story, how he got into Amazon's internship, earned an SDE I position and after years at Amazon has broken out to start working freelance.
We discuss what it was like to work at Amazon, how he dealt with imposter syndrome and the lessons he learned from Amazon that helps him now work asynchronously at Gumroad, where he's only had 4 meetings this year!
🔗 Discussed Links
The Medium article that started it all: "Amazon shouldn't have hired me"Master the Code ReviewHow Gumroad works

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Curtis' WebsiteCurtis' BlogCurtis' TwitterCurtis' LinkedIn

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Curtis Einsmann joins the show to talk about his origin story, how he got into Amazon's internship, earned an SDE I position and after years at Amazon has broken out to start working freelance.
We discuss what it was like to work at Amazon, how he dealt with imposter syndrome and the lessons he learned from Amazon that helps him now work asynchronously at Gumroad, where he's only had 4 meetings this year!
🔗 Discussed Links
The Medium article that started it all: "Amazon shouldn't have hired me"Master the Code ReviewHow Gumroad works

🙋 Guest Links
Curtis' WebsiteCurtis' BlogCurtis' TwitterCurtis' LinkedIn

❓Listener Survey
If you have 3 minutes, take our short listener survey.


❤️ Reviews
If you could leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, that will help others find the podcast as well! You can share your favorite guest or topic!
Some other areas you can leave us reviews! Spotify, Podchaser.
🗺️ WebJoy Links
WebJoy WebsiteWebJoy TwitterWebJoy InstagramWebJoy TikTokWebJoy YouTube
To stay up to date, you can subscribe to Little Bit of WebJoy which sends out a monthly email letting you know what's new in the WebJoy community.

23 min

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