Which are you doing?
Which do you think is more valuable?
Questions that you might want to ask yourself:
Am I gaining real knowledge or is this considered trivia?
Is what I’m learning applicable to landing my 1st position? Can I relate them directly to a job description?
Am I retaining or just doing?
Is it actionable immediately?
Can I apply what I just went over to do something more creative? Maybe connecting one to another to build my own complete solution.
Trailheads like Lego sets usually have a series of instructions and are a good foundation.
It’s when we take what’s given and build something unique, better and using our inner genius that allows us to stand out.
Yes, it’s hard; yes, it takes more time; yes, you might fail.
That’s why most don’t/won’t do it.
It’s not that most can’t.
More importantly: you’re not most.