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The Coder's Path to Wealth and Independence by Mark Beckner

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CHAPTER 1

Travel

The Power of Staying in Motion

An object at rest stays at rest, and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.

—Sir Isaac Newton’s First Law of Motion

The coder’s path to prosperity and independence is paved through continual movement; there is nothing more critical to your success. As Newton’s First Law states, an object at rest stays at rest. Therefore, to overcome the inertia and stagnation that can show up easily in any career, you must put yourself in motion; be part of the power that fuels your personal and professional growth, and embrace the opportunities that present themselves to you.

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