Boy, do I love that:
I have discovered this plain and simple fact: Discipline is of far greater use and has a much wider (and deeper) level of utility than passion.
No one loves being disciplined, as kids and as adults. I suppose the stakes are higher when you’re an adult than when you’re a kid but it stings all the same.
My wife and I have to discipline our two daughters all the time. This shouldn’t be a surprise, in general, but what I am surprised is the fact that it hurts me a lot to do it.
This, via Hunter S. Thompson, is too good to pass up. Read this and I hope that it impacts your thinking about your vocation, job, career, career goals, and the like:
Super-inspiring video of Carl, a 25-year old entrepreneur doing some big stuff:
One of the job functions and responsibilities of any good leader is to remove obstacles in the path of their staff and employees.
The hardest truth is that sometimes the leader is the obstacle and is in the direct path of progress.