Yesterday I found this title in my email, and I couldn’t resist: You’ll comment on this story. But you probably won’t read it. If you regularly read what I write, I bet you won’t be able to resist it either. There’s comfort in it. The thing is, comfort is stunting your growth. And maybe that’s […]
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I have a theory of development by decades, about how we develop and what we do with our neuroses. But I turn 60 tomorrow, and I don’t know what happens next. I’m pretty sure that at a certain age you’ve earned the right to be as neurotic as you want to be, and no one cares anymore. Personally, I can’t wait. But what about 60?
Shame holds us back from jumping into the arena to seek what we want more than anything, and yet if we give in to shame we find ourselves confronted with the only thing that’s worse: regret. So here is the lesson of this week: the only way to succeed is to risk failure, and the only way to fail is to avoid risk. What do you want enough that you are willing to risk it all?