Hiring for any kind of technical role is never without risk. And let’s face it, it can be daunting to assess the nuances of talent and team fit in a few simple interviews plus a code exam. So how *should* we think about the value differences between:
1. A great engineer and a decent one
2. An experienced senior engineer or a talented junior
3. A unicorn from a yak
Taylor Veino, gun.io Blog
God grant that men of principle shall be our principal men.
Many succeed momentarily by what they know;
Some succeed temporarily by what they do;
but few succeed permanently by what they are.
John C. Maxwell and Jim Dornan
Becoming a Person of Influence