Becoming a 10x Developer Is Easier Than You Think. Here Is How to Start.

Sai Ramachandran
3 min readJul 25, 2023
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This article by Guidance Talent says that the best candidates remain on the job market for 10 days.

The best candidates are off the market in 10 days.

Imagine that! If you are good at your job, you could quit your job today with no offers in hand and land a new job before your two week notice runs out.


But, how the hell does one become “good at [our] job”?

I don’t claim to speak for all industries and roles but after having hired and worked with dozens of talented and not-so-talented coders, I think I can put you on the path to become a 10x Developer (10xD).

Believe me, it is so simple, you will laugh.



Yes, it is as simple as ABC or taking candy from a kid.

A 10xD thinks in analogies.

They look at a problem, then try to find a similar situation they have either themselves encountered or seen someone else face and resolve.

The problem domain could be totally unknown to them. They still start start the same way — by repeatedly probing what the product owner wants to achieve until they can find an analogy.



Sai Ramachandran

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