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Effort Over Everything
Your Hard Work Owes You Nothing. Keep Doing It Anyways.
It's the detours that define our lives.
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“I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.”
Alexander the Great
Occasionally It Pays Off
"The process and the hard work occasionally pays off."
2024 Australian Open Winner, Jannik Sinner
Even though you work hard, you're not guaranteed to get what you want.
The only true promise is in the effort you give.
This may seem frustrating, but it's actually liberating.
It shifts your focus from the destination to the journey.
From the outcome to the process.
It's about continuing to show up, regardless of the results.
Approaching life this way changes how you view success.
This isn't to say that goals and results don't matter.
They provide direction, motivation, and purpose.
They give you something to reach for.
But success is more than just achieving big goals or winning competitions.
It's found in the small victories, the daily challenges, and how you grow as a man.
You begin to appreciate success in the lessons learned, the obstacles overcome, and the milestones reached.
Success is about enjoying the adventure as much as the destination.
What you achieve may not be what you expected.
But what you pour into your life is completely within your control.
And ultimately, that's where your real power lies.
“You’re owed your labor, not the fruits of your labor.”
From the Bhagavad Gita
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Antonio Neves, Man Morning Newsletter
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