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Thanks for giving the details! Will use it.

Brag doc link looks broken 🙁

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Thanks, Gopi.

I changed the URL structure from /blog/ to /essays/ without adding a `redirects.yaml`. It should work now!

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Gonna try your recipe. I'll let you know how it goes. I also like this idea of impact/everything outside of engineering and getting accustomed to thinking in terms of the impact we make when we complete projects or accomplish our goals.

I'm going to start a brag doc for myself. I usually try to do a bulleted list of what I've accomplished each day so that I can pass the energy from the fuel of my wins into the planning for the next day.

I've been wanting to do an annual review for sometime and thinking in terms of impact might help me process and correct as I'm going, and get even clearer on approaches to my goals/bets.

Thanks for sharing, J!

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You should for sure start a brag doc for yourself! What you describe still needs to be done daily. The brag doc is an aggregated, filtered version of those daily wins.

Let me know how the recipe turns out!

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You are doing God's work helping these engineers get promoted, kudos to you my friend for taking the time to help these folks.

These sorts of things have a tendency to not just help the mentee, but to strengthen the mentor as well. I hope it all comes back to you in good karma.

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I'm just trying to pay forward what worked for me. I hope we can all get a bigger piece of a growing pie!

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