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Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

One of the most important skills you need to develop in your career is self management. These are the skills to ensure you are able to take care of yourself, understand the impact you have on other people and focus on the important things you need to do in order to be successful. Learn some techniques for being a better version of yourself set against the very real threat of the zombie apocalypse and why zombies will inevitably emerge victorious in the struggle between humanity and the living dead.


Andrew Walker

Founder at Kraken Industries

Andy Walker has been doing software engineering for nearly 30 years. He is currently the founder of Kraken Industries and was previously at Google, Skyscanner, Netscape, Sony, IBM and various startups you'll never have heard of. For the last 10 years he's been fascinated by...

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