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The Long Game: Part 2

There's a missing chapter in the story of success, which reveals the secret to doing meaningful work. But in the modern world, full of distraction, do we have what it takes to do great things?

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Watch part one of the series. Mastery by Robert GreeneThe series was part inspired by Mastery by Robert Greene You can read more about Leonardo da Vinci's difficult years in: "Da Vinci's Ghost: Genius, Obsession and how Leonard Created the World in his Own Image" by Toby Lester. This series began life as a couple of essays on Medium 

 

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  1. Success and fame are not the same! | Nails On A Chalkboard

    […] Adam Westbrook’s video (published by Delve) makes this claim about our current fame-and-youth-obsessed culture: “This celebration of youth coupled with technology has distorted our perception of time—the world moves faster and so do our expectations… today we want success in… seventeen minutes… and when the promise of something new and better is just a click away, who wants to wait seventeen years?” […]

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