TIP OF THE DAY: Success Takes Sweat -- There Aren't Any Shortcuts Around It

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Today’s tip of the day comes from Scott Belsky, Founder and CEO of Behance:

Having recently concluded four years of interviews for a book on the topic of making ideas happen, I can say one thing for sure: Hard work is the single greatest competitive advantage. Ideas don’t happen because they are great. The genius is in the execution, aka the “99% perspiration” that has become this site’s namesake.
Perspiration implies sweat, self-discipline, and (yes) occasional exhaustion. I think this is what Malcolm Gladwell teaches us in his book Outliers when he proposes that a true mastery of anything requires 10,000 hours of doing it. There are no shortcuts to lasting success.

— Scott Belsky, Founder and CEO, Behance
Read more of Scott’s advice over at the99percent.com >


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