Most people don’t want to face the hard truths. They prefer the comfort of what’s cultural. They don’t want to deal with the implications of a higher or different plane of understanding.
The pursuit of excellence requires an intimate relationship with both pain and curiosity. Growth can’t happen without pain. Nor can it happen without the insatiable desire to see how far it can go.
I’m not above this. My behaviors often contradict my values and goals. Perfection shouldn’t be the objective. However, consistency and implementation of our values and goals creates substantial momentum and results.