“If you start believing in your greatness, it is the death of your creativity.”
So fight it. A lot depends on whether you win the battle. Hopefully these books will help.
His question is not: How many games do you want to win? It’s how good do you want to be?
“You wait for the big moment, and what you get is gradual transition.”
The reason we work so hard is for “financial freedom.” Somehow we always seem to end up awfully unfree, don’t we?
No Pressure. Just Write.
Gratitude for that nagging pain in my leg, gratitude for that troublesome client, gratitude for that delayed flight, gratitude for that damage from the storm. Because it’s making me take things slow, because it’s helping me develop better boundaries, because some flights are going to be delayed and I’m glad it wasn’t a more important flight, because the damage could have been worse, because the damage exposed a more serious problem that now we’re solving. And on and on.
Move to find stillness. And if not stillness, then at least insight.
You can always recognize a leader by their generosity towards others, particularly the people who work for and with them.
If you want to be a person who people respect, you have to stand for something.