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You need to have a goal

You need to have a goal

Especially if you are trying to learn while working full-time. It is easy to let your learning drag on and on if you don’t have any external pressure pushing you. So you need to create internal pressure. 

Your goal should be simple and quantitative. You should do enough research to come up with a reasonable goal


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The plan

Once you have a goal, you need a plan to help you get there. This is where you consume as many success stories as you can.

None of them will match your exact situation, but you can take some advice from each one.


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Most people only started to attend meetups when they were looking for a job, but at that point it is almost too late. There are so many reasons to start early. To name a few:

  • Developing relationships takes a long time. Starting early means that you have connections who can vouch for you when looking for a job later
  • Talking about programming with strangers is a great way to prepare for interviews
  • You can learn new frameworks, tools, and learning resources from people who are ahead of you. This can influence your future learning plan.


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If you want to make a change

  • Find out what motivates you and use it to your advantage. If you are not motivated to reach your goal, then nothing else matters because you won’t finish.
  • Make goals and meet them. Monthly goals to make sure you are on track to meet your main goal, and daily goals to make sure that you actually make daily progress. 
  • Go to meetups way before you think you are ready.
  • Contribute to open source way before you think you are ready
  • Start applying way before you think you are ready. You will not know when to apply. So you might as well start now. 


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