Education, skills, and talent often aren’t enough to make you successful. Above all, you need to commit. Your interests should border on obsessions, where you apply hard work and discipline to achieve your dreams.
Cameron Hanes, an accomplished bowhunter and ultramarathoner, had never truly had a goal until he found bowhunting. But once he found a pursuit that required commitment and motivation in order to succeed, he felt ready to commit and push himself to his limits. Spending long stretches of time alone in the wilderness was a physical and mental challenge that eventually helped him overcome his fears and self-doubt.A good work ethic and a willingness to chase what you’re passionate about will go a long way. You can’t count on luck, but you can depend on yourself. Stop taking shortcuts and learn how to Endure with our latest Instaread.