Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.
Better career advice may be “Do what contributes” – focus on the beneficial value created for other people vs just one’s own ego.
The truly ‘hard stuff’ cannot be faked or exaggerated: The relationships with our customers and our own people and our communities. The spirit and grit of the enterprise. Integrity. A willingness to laugh at good tries that go awry—the heart of innovation success. And so on.
History without the eloquence of images is blind; art without the testimony of texts is deaf.
You want to have good compasses not maps.
“Always look ahead and above yourself. Always try to improve on yourself. Always strive to elevate your craft. That’s what he taught me.” Must see documentary.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself
If you are not ashamed by your product when you launch it, you launched too late