May 12, 2013

Anyone Can Ship

Side projects are a great way to learn, innovate, and as some argue, a replacement to the resume. But often side projects are perceived as an activity just for technical people.

You don’t need a GitHub profile to have side projects.

Here are some ideas that are great for everyone:

  • Blog
  • Write a Book
  • Draw, Paint, Sculpt
  • Host a Meetup
  • Start an Email Newsletter
  • Curate Content
  • Speak
  • Act
  • Do Standup
  • Podcast
  • Advise, Mentor, Teach

Creating something from scratch is intrinsically and extrinsically fulfilling.

Find your side project. Create. Ship.

What are your side projects? I want to hear about it.

P.S. I’m working on a side project of my own. Send me your email address if you’re interested in hearing more about it.

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