In Sarah Lewis' first book The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery, she uses the stories of masters of a wide range of fields to illustrate why our focus should be on creativity and mastery not success. She explains,"Mastery is not a commitment to a goal but to a constant pursuit." That pursuit will, ultimately, lead you to your desired destination.
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