Seth Godin nails it yet again in this piece on Labor Day about what else? Work. Read the whole thing, but in particular, read this paragraph over and over because it’s dead on.
Hard work is about risk. It begins when you deal with the things that you’d rather not deal with: fear of failure, fear of standing out, fear of rejection. Hard work is about training yourself to leap over this barrier, tunnel under that barrier, drive through the other barrier. And, after you’ve done that, to do it again the next day.
Do you work hard?