One question for the weekend

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I’m in a thoughtful mood tonight, sitting here with motivation (or lack of it) on my mind and wondering what next week will bring. I’ve been struggling for a long time with motivation and with my place in the world. I think about how long I’ve been a developer and wonder how much longer I can do it as I feel the passion start to fade.

Daniel Pink says motivation is derived from three things: Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose.

In his 2009 book, The Passionate Programmer, Chad Fowler says we should be remarkable; I’m feeling far from remarkable lately as I stumble around, looking for the purpose that will drive me again.

It’s on me, 100%, so the question I’m asking myself tonight is simple:

What will I do differently to make next week better?

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