This is a question that myself and the team asked ourselves often while I was working on Stairway. Not only did we ask ourselves, but we asked other people too; those who were actively engaged in education. We spoke to hundreds of students, teachers, parents, academics (researching education) and more,
I recently came upon this website, and found it to be one of the best resources for someone looking for a role in tech: Career-changing startups to join right now“The Michelin Guide for Startups.” It's great because I felt it was accurate in identifying some of the
Towards the end of last year, Stairway was acquired (I wrote more about it here). It was the first time I've had a full-time job, and it's the longest professional role that I've held in my life, having dropped out of university just before.
I recently had a conversation where someone suggested that the defining trait of all founders is an acute awareness of opportunity cost
People don't spend enough time early in their career considering what excites them. This is the time where you should be trying lots of things, and learning what interests you, and what doesn't. You only need to find one thing that really excites you.