What Would You Rather Fail At?

“I’d rather fail as a writer than succeed as a lawyer.” – Gretchen Rubin

In an interview with Tim Ferriss, Gretchen Rubin gave the above response when asked why she chose to be an author over a practicing attorney. This idea that she’d rather fail at what she loved rather than succeed at what she did not prompted her shift in career paths.

Where are you succeeding that in an area that no longer matters?

What should you avoid at all costs?

What would you rather fail at?


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