Napala Pratini108

Napala Pratini

Writer

Napala is a consultant to early-stage technology companies. Prior to going independent, Napala led marketing initiatives across both consumer and B2B fintech for employers including NerdWallet and Earnest. In past lives she was a ballet dancer and a cancer researcher.

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3 Habits of Successful Software Engineers

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How to Stand Out in the First 6 Months of a New Job

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How to Ask Your Employer for Student Loan Benefits

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4 Ways to Protect Your Work-Life Balance This Year

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4 Reasons the Holidays Are a Great Time to Find Your Next Job

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