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Sara Washburn
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On pursuing your dreams:
"Very few of us, when we dream about the kind of impact we want to make on the world, dream about things we could achieve with little risk. Very few of us dream of staying anonymous middle managers, or paper pushers lost in sprawling bureaucracies for the rest of our lives. That doesn't feel like much of a purpose at all..."

"At the highest levels of success, there's a capricious aspect to making a difference in the world and living with purpose, which we must come to terms before we start talking about 'secrets to success', 'success skills', and so forth. Indeed, I asked David about the secret to his success, and he gave me a frank answer:

"'I got very lucky. Luck plays a big, big part in the kind of success I've had. They say you have to make your own luck, but I'm not so sure of that sometimes. There are a lot of people I know who had the same determination I had, followed my same path and threw their lot into the music business without going to university, and didn't end up making a successful living playing music. They were thereafter stuck in jobs which were fairly hand-to-mouth. They were not doing what they could have done with their lives if they continued with their studies. It's absolutely not a course I would recommend to anyone, unless you were absolutely 110 percent convinced that your passion was something you had to do and you would be willing to forsake a lot of other things for it.'"

From "The Education of Millionaires, It's Not What You Think and It's Not Too Late" by Michael Ellsberg
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