Magic Comes from Pain: 4 Ways that Embracing Grit Will Help you Achieve the Impossible

Drupal Camp Asheville 2024 - July 12th-14th

Pantheon (228)
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Tearyne Almendariz
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Tearyne D. Almendariz is a Developer Advocate at Pantheon

Life as a worker in high-tech knowledge economy jobs can be difficult, even painful. Everything about the world we work in always changing. Many tasks seem impossible, even Herculean in their difficulty levels… and people still expect you to work magic and stick the perfect landing. The world keeps turning, and it's tough to keep up. You can do it, and while it may be difficult, the ways to do it are meaningful and achievable.

Inspired by SyFy's The Magicians and informed by works like "Grit" by Angela Duckworth and "So Good They Can't Ignore you" by Cal Newport, this talk will help attendees will learn four ways that they can embrace the principle of grit to achieve their goals. Tearyne will show you how you can master your inner magical strength and achieve your goals through perseverance - while preserving your peace of mind.