- Pressfield, Steven
The working artist will not tolerate trouble in her life because she knows trouble prevents her from doing her work. The working artist banishes from her world all sources of trouble. –p.24
- we are wired to live in groups
The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death. —p.35
It is one thing to study war and another to live the warrior’s life. —Telamon Of Arcadia, mercenary of the fifth century B.C.
- pro does job for living
- shows up every day
- isn’t overly identified with the work
I only write when inspiration strikes. Fortunately it strikes at nine every morning. —Herman Wouk
- Pro will not tolerate disorder.
- think of yourself as of corporation
- act territorially