How to be great at whatever you do

How to be great at whatever you do — Article from

Who is your crush? #

Michael Jordan had a favorite player. Shakespeare drew inspiration from writers before. Picasso wasn’t born with a brush in his hands. Someone sparked the curiosity in him years before the world knew him.

Can you take a bullet? #

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.

You’re in bad luck if your immediate reaction is fleeing to self-defense mode. Don’t bother to justify your actions. Listen instead. Listen without emotions like the feedback is for someone else’s work. Analyze it and apply the good bits.

How OCD-ed are you? #

Beethoven worked long hours and often dipped his head into cold water to refresh himself. Kobe played a bench-warmer to 100 multiple times when he was in high school. Thomas Edison failed 1,000 times but still kept going.

How rusty is your ring? #

Your ring requires careful maintenance. You must stand guard and take care of rusty parts. Don’t let them eat out your strength. The stronger your ring, the better your chances to succeed.

How rebellious are you? #

What’s your north star worth? #

You’ll practice your craft with busted ribs and a broken nose. You’ll show up when your world is falling apart. You’ll make time amidst chaos and always find a way to push further when everyone quits. You’ll have something to fight for.



Writing about productivity, remote work, self-discoveries, and experiments ->

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store