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Discussion on: I'm Not Passionate About Coding

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Dwayne Crooks • Edited

I like your honesty. And that's fine that you're not passionate about coding.

Interest is enough. You don't need to start with passion. Build skills in the areas that interest you and use those skills to advance yourself and your career.

You build skills through learning and doing. To ensure that you're consistent with your skill building you need to form the right habits, not be passionate about the skills.

If you want to learn more about this way of thinking then I highly recommend:

  1. So Good They Can’t Ignore You
  2. Atomic Habits
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Travis Simpson Author

Thank you for this well thought out response Dwayne. I'm pretty happy to see So Good They Can't Ignore You on your list. That is partly what inspired this writing, apart from coming across a handful of "be passionate about coding" posts from various sources this morning haha! I will definitely add Atomic Habits to my reading list as well.