The time you spend honing your craft doesn’t have to be dour or onerous. Make sure that you make room for that in your practice. Balance is key.
Most of these habits listed in this blog post by Andrew King are effective for non-developers as well. https://andrewking.ca/2020/02/11-habits-of-an-effective-developer/
When setting goals it’s important to establish boundaries to avoid negative thinking about your journey. Committing to a certain period and then evaluating afterwards is good for a number of reasons.
Streaks can serve as both a motivation and a deterrent if you’re not careful. Sometimes it pays to take that sick day. In this episode, I talk about the struggle to leverage streaks in the pursuit of consistency.
I haven't lined up any 30-Day Challenges yet for this year. I've never considered this 45 min/day approach but I like it. What should I learn this year? https://ideas.ted.com/dont-have-10000-hours-to-learn-something-new-thats-fine-all-you-need-is-20-hours/ Photo by Road Trip with Raj on Unsplash
We are typically incentivized to change when we aren't getting the results we want. We are more often to criticism and alternate methods. But what about when we receive criticism and things are going incredibly well? In this week’s episode, I talk about Tyler Perry movies and the difficulty of changing what works.
Photo by Jefferson Santos on Unsplash Passion is often talked about in computing as the secret key ingredient in the work that we do. The true power that separates you from the “pretenders”, the newbies that are in it for the money. It has grown louder of late as the field has grown increasingly larger and more diverse. … Continue reading Passion isn’t Enough