There is an illusion of choice in today’s society.
We think we have many choices, but the variety of options only leaves us less fulfilled. We think we can be high-performers and have robust social lives. We want to be rich and travel. We aim for the rewards but rarely do we strip away the choices that will lead us to the pinnacle.
If you want to be uncommon, you must settle for less. Less choices and options. More of the same mundane things that ultimately lead to greatness.
We call it character and it comes from discipline. [Read more…]