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Ethan Evans Podcast

Oct 12, 2020

We all have those days that no matter how hard you try; you just don’t want to work. When this happens, what should you do? Do you half ass it, do you fake it and hope your boss doesn’t catch on, or do you ask for help. While there is no perfect answer, there is no doubt that everyone will have to learn how to deal with this throughout life. Watch Ethan Evans, VP of Twitch Prime at Amazon talk about how to get through times when you just don’t want to work. ______________________________________________________________________________ Questions answered during Q&A: - How do to differentiate what you can half-ass VERSUS not? Your metric? - Have you experienced burnout? If so how did you tackle it, or how should people tackle a burnout. - What's an experience where you half-ass'ed it and regretted afterwards? - What's your opinion on procrastinating so hard that you essentially cornered yourself? - What if you don't want to work when you're at high energy? - What are your thoughts on trying to pivot careers when balancing the potential income hit? - How do you keep energy if you got fired and still have to work for another 2 weeks? - My company has upcoming layoffs in 2 weeks, but I have another guaranteed opportunity that is immediately available but for less money. Should I jump ship now? - How do you productively get things done in a day without relying on motivation? - Can you give a good website or book that helps with the star interview method? - I've just landed an internship after a developer bootcamp but my anxiety and/or impostor syndrome is at an all-time high. Do you have any advice as to the expectations you would have for interns?