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Discussion on: Do you have any energy and time for your personal goals after a full day of work at your job?

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Ted Presley

Honestly the way I work it is if I've had a rough day or things didn't go quite as well as I wanted for the day I find 20-30 minutes after dinner to sit down and work on one of my side projects. Most days I don't do much on them but then there's other days that I can put in 4-5 hours because I get into whatever I'm doing whether it's learning a new language/framework, writing a blog post, or even just tweaking a few things about the apps I've created.

For me it's the drive to learn more about what I'm doing that gives me the energy and the time either comes from when I'd normally be sleeping or in place of my veg-out time after dinner.