The trick to successfully achieving your goals is based on the small new habits
you build. Step by step, new habits will help you become a successful software engineer and attain your set career goals.
It's easier said than done!
Building new habits, especially career growth habits, is not easy and it doesn't matter if you are good software developer with lots of experience or just starting your career.
Healthline Magazine research suggests, it can take about 21 days to build a new habit
and 66 days to make automatic.
Another study by USAID/WASHplus Project
- The Science of Habit
describes process of attaining new habit as gaining reflex behaviour
that is triggered by automatically
by familiar cues in a routine context.
As bottomline you will need lot of commitment, whether you want to code daily to become better software engineer or finally build a habit of going to gym.
For most people, this is too demanding, eventually they will fail and find themselves demotivated.
But if you succeed - skill to build new habits will stay with you for long time.
Do you want to develop efficient work habits to become more productive as software engineer or you want to start reading? We pretty sure you will nail it!
Here we prepared simple concrete steps to start building new career growth habits: