By John Sonmez December 12, 2013

You Are Who Your Friends Are

Want to be a better software developer?  Good.  Hang around better software developers.

One rule in life we can’t ever avoid is that you are who your friends are.

You may think it doesn’t pertain to you, but if you look closely at your own life and your career, you’ll see that every step of the way who you hung around and spent time with greatly influenced your own success or failure.

In this video, I talk about how important it is to carefully choose the people you hang around with for better or for worse.

 
About the author

John Sonmez

John Sonmez is the founder of Simple Programmer and a life coach for software developers. He is the best selling author of the book "Soft Skills: The Software Developer's Life Manual."