“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.” -Schopenhauer
The Real Starting Point
Schopenhauer is on to something here, even if the first stage is more accurately “it is roundly ignored by everyone.”
If you’re up to Great Work – work that matters, work that makes a difference, work that you care about – then you’ll be spending some quality time in Stage One or Stage Two. Don’t hold your breath for Stage Three anytime soon.
7 Strategies to Deal With Rejection
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