Motivation vs Discipline

Learning with Lisa Tan

“So often we read about passion and drive leading to success, but I bet a great deal of their success is actually attributed to consistent improvement achieved through discipline.

If we wait for motivation, it may never come. By choosing discipline, we give ourselves the power to create results of our own.

The really important kind of freedom involves attention, awareness, discipline, effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day, wrote David Foster Wallace.

Hard work and discipline are not sexy. They do, however, provide a sense of freedom and satisfaction that motivation never could.”




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