_Years_ ago, I wish someone had seen my paper copy of 'What Colour [sic] Is Your Parachute?', just walked up to me and paraphrased this quote. After learning how to learn, learning mastery has to be _the_ key life skill.
"A better motto for most youth [than 'Follow your bliss'] is 'Master something, anything.' Through mastery... you can drift towards extensions... that bring you more joy, and eventually discover where your bliss is." https://kk.org/thetechnium/68-bits-of-unsolicited-advice/
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