‘From the Competency Plateau to Mastery Mountain’

Comfort is the antithesis of greatness, whether it be in art or athletics. Don’t listen to people who claim art is easy, who offer formulas and simple unbreakable rules, or tell you not to strive to create something new because “everything’s been done before.”

Sarah Dimento

Wise words from a fellow climber. What she says about dabblers, hobbyists and hacks is particularly wise. Go and read.


  1. Climbing the mountain can be real fun.

  2. Hmm. Well, you can never do anything extraordinary without putting in extraordinary effort. Even mundane things can become extraordinary if you take it far enough. Like quarter bouncing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdB2dWqrYTw

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