The memories folder
When you start a new
job adventure, create a
memories folder for it.
Then, whenever you're excited/proud/happy about your work, screenshot it and stick it into
When you feel demotivated or unconfident, take a peek at your
Seeing those victories will help you remember that you are awesome. 🤩
You're so awesome in fact that you probably deserve a raise!
memories are also a list of your achievements,
so call on them when you negotiate that promotion with your boss. 🤑
Finally, when it's time for you to move on to your next thing,
write a kickass goodbye email where you share your favorite
To give you an idea, here are some of the things in my
Remix memories folder.
A mix of small wins, funny quirks, and seeing others enjoy what I've built.
They make me smile everytime I see them.
👆 Jacob and I were pairing on types for Remix
defer and he accidentally committed
"wtf" instead of
👆 Feels great to get some appreciated for the
loader type inference.
Shout out to @colinhacks and @mattpocockuk for that one!
👆 Should have fixed the dev server to produce clean builds a while ago 😅 Loved to see how happy it made some people to finally get that fix in.
👆 Test code maintenance isn't why I get up in the morning, but proud of this ~100x improvement.
To be fair, I did introduce
jscodeshift into our codebase, so this is 10x cleaning up my mistake and another 10x of actual improvements.
memorieswhen a coworker wrote their kickass goodbye email. Now, I'm paying it forward to you. ↩