The lizard isn’t listening and the lizard doesn’t care.
Your work is to create art that changes things, to expose your insight and humanity in such a way that you are truly indispensable. Your work is to do the work, not to do your job. Your job is about following instructions; the work is about making a difference. Your work is to ship. Ship things that make change.
What does it take to lead? The key distinction is the ability to forge your own path, to discover a route from one place to another that hasn’t been paved, measured, and quantified. So many times we want someone to tell us exactly what to do, and so many times that’s exactly the wrong approach.
Note: This is how you make a map
Openness, Conscientiousness, Extra-version, Agreeableness, and Emotional Stability.
Note: The Five Elements of Personality of a linchpin