January 27, 2019
25: Homeless to $100,000 in 2 Years
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"Try working for someone for free. See what live code looks like, dissect it and see if you can add to it."
"If you have someone in your vicinity that can teach you coding, I really would suggest reaching out to them and getting some mentorship."
"You have to learn how to do it on the fly."
"The thing is you can go through these courses, and you will find that you think you are learning how to code but when you are working for a company you will find that there are a lot of little things that are not taught at any of these courses and web immersives."
"Meetups with other coders where you can look at code samples and learn from, I think that's pretty important."
- About the guest:
- Adam is a Front End Engineer at InRhythm.
- He went from sleeping in his car in a parking lot in Michigan, to coding and successfully launching his own company, Maidstay, and earning a full-time software engineer role in New York City.
- He is an Entrepreneur, programmer and hopeful future philanthropist, looking to help people and continue learning while(loop) bringing the people around him up as well.
- He is the owner and CTO of Maidstay, A New Jersey and New York house cleaning service.