3 “helpful” advice you should stop giving budding techies

Peers teach peers new tech skills at adaconf0.

Do you want to help your peers become better at IT? Great! People like yourself are an important asset to the tech world.

However, being a subject expert doesn’t make you a teaching expert. Want to help your fellow techie develop their skills? Here are some common pitfalls to avoid.

“You’re learning this? Why? You should learn this instead!”

The more senior person will have a better understanding of the big picture, and may get eager to talk about all the possible things there are to learn. What they don’t realize that they’re saying is: don’t learn in depth what you already started, but hop from subject to subject as fast as you can.