You’re wicked smart with high standards and near boundless creativity and ambition. No matter where you go, you’re going to be disappointed by people around you. That’s why I fiercely protect, and always make time for, the people in my reality who challenge and inspire me.
We all want to be generals surrounded by Navy SEALs — elite, driven, brutally efficient specialists that will accomplish the mission in any circumstance. The reality is we’re more like pirate captains, sailing a leaky ship with ragged sails, surrounded by a ragtag group of rum-soaked ne’er-do-wells that nonetheless can be made to win if you help them (and if not, throw the worst of them overboard).
Smartly, lets ye walk the plank. (Pirate for “always run, never walk”)