I've posted a lot about the strategies of very successful people: artists, scientists, business leaders…
Looking back, what patterns do we see?
Daily Rituals: How Artists Work, examines the work habits of over 150 of the greatest writers, artists, and scientists.
What did they all have in common? A relentless pace of work.
"Sooner or later," Pritchett writes, "the great men turn out to be all alike. They never stop working. They never lose a minute. It is very depressing." [Daily Rituals: How Artists Work]
What did Stanford professor Jeffrey Pfeffer find when he looked at high achievers like LBJ and Robert Moses?