“I wish I could promise you genius but most days all I have to offer is persistence.”
I don’t remember who said it – I think I read it in an unsolicited email from someone, actually – but the point gave me pause.
Don’t get me wrong, ‘genius’ is a good thing. But the problem with ‘genius’ is that it can be pretty unreliable. It’s like it’s more like something that ‘just happens’ rather than something you can intentionally induce.
‘Persistence’ on the other hand, is totally within our control – and often yields consistently stronger results, if you let it. Consider: Read more