By John Sonmez November 28, 2013

When You Strike Gold, Keep Digging! (True Grit)

Here is my YouTube video for this week.  This time I am talking about why you need to learn to stick with things if you want to be successful.

Too many software developers, and people in general, don't have the true grit required to stick to things, and as a result they never achieve great results.

One of the best ways to maximize your success is to figure out what in your life or career is producing the greatest value for you– your vein of gold– and keep on digging.  Don't rush off to other parts of the mine until you've tapped out the vein of gold that is already giving you the most value.

So, check out the video below and let me know what you think.

What is your vein of gold?

About the author

John Sonmez

John Sonmez is the founder of Simple Programmer and a life coach for software developers. He is the best selling author of the book "Soft Skills: The Software Developer's Life Manual."