Share Arjun GopalratnamJuly, 2013It is beyond cliché to say that most New Year’s resolutions are forgotten by the second week of January. Similarly, I’ve noticed that spring cleaning rarely has the impact it was intended to have.The best time to work on self-improvement is during the summer — when the days are longer, the weather is warmer, and people feel altogether happier and sharper.If you are looking to improve your professional skills this summer, few things will help you as much as picking up some basic computer programming experience. Author Bios: Arjun Gopalratnam Arjun served as the lead for AIChE young professionals for AIChE from 2010 - to mid 2013. Read more Would you like to access the complete CEP Article? No problem. You just have to complete the following steps. You have completed 0 of 2 steps. Log in You must be logged in to view this content. Log in now. AIChE Membership You must be an AIChE member to view this article. Join now. Copyright Permissions: Would you like to reuse content from CEP Magazine? It’s easy to request permission to reuse content. Simply click here to connect instantly to licensing services, where you can choose from a list of options regarding how you would like to reuse the desired content and complete the transaction.