Grinding all the time. Scottsdale living.
…ch a level of competency, skill and creativity that allowed them to create the work you look up to. You can’t just start out, wave a magic wand and become as good as them. So you learn. Or you try to learn.
I figure at the end of 5 years, if I haven’t succeeded or I can’t predict success, it’s time to re-evaluate.
Maybe if that’s all you ever imagine. On the flipside, if you’re only every braced for failure you might be blindsided by success and crumble, or worse yet never go hard after it due to latent fear of its unknown rewards and challenges.