Two Scribbled Lines Are Worth a Thousand Words.

We were humbled to see this sketch by Demetri Martin (from his book This is a Book) that summed up in two scribbled lines the very point that we’ve been trying to make.

Demetri Martin Art of DoingSometimes we can feel a bit like a broken record—going on about how we came to discover that the extraordinary people we interviewed for our book didn’t just take a steady glide path to their great successes. Instead, their vocational journeys were scattered with obstacles and setbacks that required them to struggle and scuffle just like the rest of us.

And then we were humbled to see the sketch by Demetri Martin (from his book This is a Bookthat summed up in two scribbled lines this very point that we’ve been trying to make.

Demetri is an author, comedian, actor, artist, musician, writer and humorist. He’s won an Emmy and a Writers Guild of America Award.

Demetri, if you are out there, reading this, we’d like to interview you about the squiggly line of your own success.

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