We never hear someone say, “I sort of fell into the Olympics,” or “I dabbled in tennis and managed to win the US Open.”
Those words aren’t uttered because those types of wins never happen. Mastery shines only upon those willing to make sacrifices—it’s not for the half-committed or impatient. At the same time, there’s nothing mystical about it. All masters start from the same point: commitment.
Like us, even the most legendary masters were once beginners. And like them, we too can commit to the path of mastery by adopting their attitude, efficiency, and relentless work ethic.
If you want to commit to the path of mastery, here’s what it looks like to take your first step.