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Soft Skills to Advance Your Developer Career: Actionable Steps to Help Maximize Your Potential by Zsolt Nagy

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© Zsolt Nagy  2019
Z. NagySoft Skills to Advance Your Developer Careerhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5092-1_2

2. Mindset for Career Advancement and Life

The Path Toward Emotional Balance
Zsolt Nagy1 
(1)
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
 

Many software developers dream about taking control of their careers. Unfortunately, control is just an illusion. All we can do is influence the processes that are often beneath the conscious level.

There is often a clear cause-effect relationship between what you do and what you feel. Most people live their lives in a reactive way: they feel something, then they react to these feelings by taking action. Actions triggered by seemingly random feelings shape their character.

Our goal is to decide on the traits we find valuable, ...

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