A quote from Francoise Rene Auguste Chateaubriand


“A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing, and leaves others to determine whether he is working or playing. To himself, he always appears to be doing both.”   Francoise Rene Auguste Chateaubriand

OK, something a little different.  Today I was preparing to spend some time with one of my mentee's about goals and directions for her career, and remembered a quote someone had shown me recently.  It resonated with me and both my careers (strategic reform and photography).  Yes, I spend lots of time and resources in improving my craft, vision and skill... but without trying to sound all 'wanky*', I am driven and compelled to do it (working), and I love it, and it fun (playing).  So my little bit of sharing today is that I hope you have, or are able to develop something in your life that equally compels you and is enjoyable. 

* Australian slang term for something overly clever.

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