As a followup to my previous
, Tim Case has posted
an inspirational story
about having the courage to take control of his
own career as a software developer.

Frustrated by the software industry and the job market, Tim (like many
software developers, I’d bet) struggled with whether to find a new
line of work altogether. Here’s a cliffhanger for you:

  I didn't want to leave because I was learning
  more about software and each new thing I learned made me want to keep
  learning more but I also couldn't keep throwing myself into the winds
  of marketplace expectations.  I gave up on trying to get lucky and find
  that dream job.

  So what did I do?

He took matters into his own hands. Give it a read.

I also stumbled across Kathy Sierra’s You
post on the always thought-provoking Creating
Passionate Users

The common theme is that it’s never too late to take control of your
destiny. Most people just never realize it’s even possible.

Do you have a similar story? I’d love to hear about it.