“Commitment is a statement of what ‘is'. You can know what you’re committed to by your results, not by what you say your commitments are. We are all committed. We are all producing results. The result is proof of a commitment.”—by Jim Dethmer, Diana Chapman, and Kaley Klemp
You must be stretching your own limits and your own identity. You must be going beyond where you’ve currently been. Otherwise, you’re simply attempting to maintain and preserve your current status, station, or identity.
“Typically, we have a window of about three hours where we’re really, really focused. We’re able to have some strong contributions in terms of planning, in terms of thinking, in terms of speaking well.” — Ron Friedman
“The pain is a kind of challenge your mind presents — will you learn how to focus and move past boredom, or like a child will you succumb to the need for immediate pleasure and distraction?” — Robert Greene