My longtime partner Gus King reads these notes and comments on them. He should. He taught me and we learned how to work effectively for a long time.
He sent some advice he read that resonated with him, written by author Chuck Gallozzi:
Enemies of Success
Yes, success is hard work, but so is failure. One leads to rewards, the other to pain, regret, and suffering. Which would you rather have? Which do you choose to have? When will you begin?