- Pressfield, Steven
- shadow career (p.13) instead of embracing on journey, you accept a shadow calling — a similar career path but not one you desire
Becoming a pro, in the end, is nothing grander than growing up.
The difference between am amateur and a professional is in their habits.
Something that’s boring goes nowhere. It travel in a circle. In never arrives at its destination.
Epiphanies expose us and leave us naked.
He [the professional] knows that when the Muse sees his butt in the chair, she will deliver.
- p.103 What about magic? Discipline is required.