How to tell what might be the next thing? What to do next? What is the "sensing machine"? Does such a thing even exist? In business, and as persons, we are getting a lot of signals. Those signals can help us "sense" what is the next THING and how to attack it.
Where to start career development at the moment? What actions would I take at the moment and where to invest? You asked I deliver. Sum-up of my thoughts when I would start, when re-starting my career.
The path people took to get where they are now. Did it happen overnight? Nope! It started with a Twitter thread; it ended with a detailed description of my path from HTML guy to founder. Here is the story!
I haven't worked a single day for free in my entire career. No unpaid internship. No commercial free projects. Even if you are a junior person or graduate, I think you shouldn't accept it too. Businesses should pay for the work you do and the value you bring. Why?