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  • Writer's pictureChristopher Cialone

It's not what you get -- it's who you become

Updated: Jul 24, 2023


In life, we all have aspirations and goals that we want to achieve.


We often focus so much on the destination that we forget about the journey. However, it's the journey that shapes us into the people we become, both as humans and as web developers.


Every experience, every challenge, and every obstacle we encounter along the way helps us grow and develop our skills, knowledge, and character. We learn from our mistakes, we overcome our fears, and we become more resilient and adaptable. We learn from pain.



As a web developer, the journey is particularly important, and equally painful. Technology is constantly evolving, and new challenges and opportunities arise every day. It's not just about learning new programming languages or mastering the latest tools and techniques; it's also about developing the mindset and skills to tackle complex problems and work effectively with clients and colleagues.


The journey of a web developer is filled with trial and error, learning from feedback, and continuous improvement. It's about having the persistence and dedication to keep pushing forward even when things get tough. It's about being open to new ideas and perspectives, and being willing to collaborate and communicate effectively with others.


Ultimately, the person we become as a result of our journey is more important than the destination. Success is not just about achieving our goals; it's about who we become in the process. The skills, knowledge, and character we develop along the way are what set us apart and enable us to achieve greater success in the future.


So, the journey we take in life and in our careers is critical to shaping the person we become. As a web developer, it's important to focus not just on achieving your goals, but also on developing the mindset and skills that will enable you to overcome challenges and achieve greater success in the future.


So embrace the journey, learn from your experiences, and always strive to become the best version of yourself. Stay focused, be willing to fail & take risks - - push your own limits & continue to grow.

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