Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway. —JOHN WAYNE
When I became an editor in the real world, I discovered that many people wait for their boss to decide what they should do next. Even if they’re unhappy, they seem to feel that their boss knows better than they do what will make them feel more fulfilled. This is generally a terrible approach. Having been an authority figure, I can tell you—we don’t usually let this out, but I know I’m among friends—that your boss has no idea what is the best thing for you. Your boss is probably not a genius. Your boss is probably just like me, and has no objection whatsoever to making you happy, if there’s...
Be not afraid. It’s truly the secret of life. Fear is what stunts our growth, narrows our ambitions, kills our dreams. So fear not.