Sherlock Holmes is undeniably a talented and creative character. But is that what makes him successful? This article was originally published by a blog called Life Optimizer, and later syndicated by The Globe and Mail.
Professionalism is not so much a fact of being as an attitude that one can assume. Learn how to act like a pro and what Steven Pressfield has to say about Resistance.
“I would have to work hard tomorrow. Work could cure almost anything, I believed then, and I believe it now.” — Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast
Like the body, the mind can also grow and develop through training. But while many of us attend to the needs of our body by exercising regularly and eating right, few people recognize “the need to train our minds in the same manner.”
See the thing about good ideas is that you can't kill them. You can throw them away, sure. But if the idea is truly good, it will always come back to you.