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Lessons from the Bamboo

Garr Reynolds of Presentation Zen has had a huge influence on how I present and convey ideas visually.

Lessons from the Bamboo, his recent talk at TEDxTokyo, did not disappoint.

Everything – even mountains, rivers, plants and trees – should be your teacher.

– Morihei Ueshiba

This reminds me of something Craig McQuilken, a Senior Program Delivery Manager at EMC, once told me: “Don’t try to figure out [who you should listen to]. Find the one thing everyone you meet is really good at and learn from that.”

🚀 I just relaunched my Vanilla JS Pocket Guides with new code examples and real projects to help tie everything you’ll learn together. Check it out.

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