One of the reasons most people in the world can’t be really good at something is because they have no talent for anything that matters to others. But there is another reason: these people do not want to spend time and effort. I understand that. It is often better to actively communicate, have friends, strong relationships in the family, love people.
Many people who have achieved mastery, experienced difficulties in dealing with relatives, spouses or friends. Van Gogh cut off his ear. Dostoevsky, Kafka, Bobby Fischer, gödel were never famous for their penchant for social niceties, often plunged into depression, had suicidal tendencies or were close to schizophrenia. Continue reading