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

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CHAPTER  10

Goal Setting

The Engine Behind Your Success

There is no beginning so mean, which continued application will not make considerable, and…will make it at last irresistible.

—From Plutarch’s Lives

You are in a unique position as an independent coder and businessperson to set goals that can directly impact both your private life and professional life. If you were an employee of a large company, setting goals for the company would have no direct impact on your personal life, and setting goals in your private life would have little impact on your day-to-day success within your organization. In your case, however, the line between your professional and personal life is nonexistent. Every goal you set for yourself will potentially impact ...

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