This is the nature of mastery: Mastery is an asymptote. You can approach it. You can home in on it. You can get really, really close to it... The mastery asymptote is a source of frustration. Why reach for something you can never fully attain? But it's also a source of allure. Why not reach for it? The joy is in the pursuit more than the realization. In the end, mastery attracts precisely because mastery eludes.I love how Pink shows the cons of pursuing mastery is at the same time the very reason mastery is so appealing.
segunda-feira, 12 de novembro de 2012
Pink explains in his book Drive: