Knowledge: Use it or lose it. Now.
I have written some posts about resources you can use to improve your development skills. There’s tons of great resources out there, but I haven’t told you the secret to making them work. Without this key bit, everything I’v presented is absolutely useless. Beyond worthless.
Are you the key master?
The key to making all of the knowledge in the world useful is one thing: applying it. That’s right, if you do not actually apply the knowledge you have acquired, you have wasted your time. Don’t get me started on the value of time and why wasting it is the worst thing you can do. Putting knowledge into action forces you to actually learn something. Anyone can read a book about programming, but can anyone actually build a website? The doing is what turns knowledge into a skill. Simply knowing will not take you very far in your career (or life for that matter).
Building skills with your knowledge
GO FORTH AND DO.
So to wrap up: doing > knowing. Go out there and show the world that you know something by doing something.tags: