Happy New Year everyone!
This is the time of year when we all make plans and set goals for the new year, right?
So what are you going to do different this year? How about grow your career by learning something new?
- Read a book on an area of tech you are not so familiar with. Cloud perhaps? My recommendation, of course, is to check out the new Cloud Data Warehouse for Dummies book I mentioned in my post last month. Or maybe one of my ebooks listed on the blog sidebar?
- Attend a webinar. My favorite user group, ODTUG, has a continuous lineup of FREE webinars through out the year. You can see the list and sign up here. (I will be giving one next week!)
- Attend a conference or meetup. As I mentioned in my post on staying current, nothing beats meeting and learning from folks face-to-face. Plan ahead, budget some time and training money to attend one of the many industry events that happen all year. For some ideas, check out my speaking schedule for 2017 with options around the US.
So what will it be? If possible try to do at least one of each – read a book, attend a webinar, go to a meetup!
Make 2017 a great year!
The Data Warrior
P.S. If you plan to attend any of my in-person talks, please drop me a line to let me know! And be sure to follow me on twitter or check my schedule periodically as I am adding new talks and locations all the time.