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I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how I might approach my career in tech, especially in the context of work ethic.
There’s so much to say on the topic, and it’s such a fascinating conversation.
The gist of my thoughts is that it’s important for people to understand what the work ethic is, because it’s an important piece of the puzzle.
As an example, if you’re a woman, you’ve got a pretty good idea of what work ethic means.
You’ve probably heard it from the folks in the tech industry, like me.
Women are generally more motivated to do their jobs because they’re not afraid to fail, and they don’t care if they’re fired or not.
This means that women in tech tend to be a bit less motivated to learn and do their job, because they can see that their accomplishments are not going to pay off.
But there are plenty of exceptions to this.
Sometimes, there are women who can learn and grow and excel at their jobs in spite of all that, and that’s great.
But, if that’s the case, why aren’t more women pursuing those opportunities?
What’s the real reason for this?
What do we need to do to change the way women think about the work that they do in the first place?
That’s a really hard question to answer.
I’ll try to answer that in this post.
The Work Ethic of Women and Technology I’ll start with a simple, simple analogy.
The difference between a car and a house is that cars have doors.
Houses have windows.
Cars also have people.
People have emotions.
And we tend to think that people are driven by their emotions, and we can’t understand why people do what they do if we don’t understand their emotions.
People are driven to be productive, to be able to work, to build things. But we don