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becoming truly great - hiatus interrupted

What does it really take to move from being sub-par, or even mediocre, to being truly great? This is the question that has been weighing on my mind recently.

Take this blog for example. I have been doing it for a while. I have been truly passionate about it. I have had both the intellectual and financial capital that is required to run a blog. While I have had some really awesome engagement from some of you [ for which I’m infinitely grateful - I can’t believe how loyally some of you read this blog ], one can say the traffic has been mediocre at best - maybe even sub-par. Then you have someone give it a go for a few months to a year with (in my humble opinion) average quality content, and their traffic explodes, catapulting them to immeasurable success.  

Likewise in real life, some people truly give their endeavour everything they have, only for said endeavour to float endlessly in the sea of mundane averageness. What separates someone who wakes up every morning of their adult life and…