Some people use sticks to motivate other people. They even use sticks to motivate themselves. It’s limited. If you want to flourish for the long run, you need to use carrots to inspire other people and yourself to operate at a higher level.
37 quotes on work as self-expression. As one of my most profound mentors put it, “work is the ultimate form of self-expression.” We need to do the work that makes us come alive, that helps us operate at a higher level, and that makes our soul sing.
When you start to figure out and realize your greatest potential, and answer your calling, fear and Ego can get in the way. Ego attacks the awakening artist. The Ego runs the show and likes things the way they are.