Year of Foundations

In late 2017, I left my job of six years and started working at Google. Naturally, I went from being top-dog to “who’s this guy?”. That’s harsh. Combined with the need to rapidly learn a slew of new systems, processes and skills, while expected to get things done quickly, it’s easy to understand why it’s quite common for Nooglers (new Google employees) to have Impostor Syndrome.

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