What does it mean to be a man? A man’s purpose is his work and any man that shies away from work or doesn’t take his work seriously is… unmanly. Making the leap from good to great comes down to having a mission and being driven enough to make it happen. Achieving your labor of love may not be possible under your current circumstances, but with enough hard work and perseverance, anything is possible…

“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

There is no shame in taking a day job, especially if that work takes closer to your passion. Find something that you can never take a break from, and you will have found your path to power. Give away your TV and avoid the traps of comfort and poverty! Only when your desire to thrive is as strong as your desire to breathe, will you become successful.

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Inside this book you’ll discover the secrets of discipline, freedom, adventure, and responsibility, distilling history’s wisdom into one practical and profound book. Stefan Aarnio shatters the modern myths of science, faith, and human nature, while feeding the mind and lifting the spirit of his readers.