We can work on ourselves until we are ready to slay dragons. Or we can go slay dragons and make dragon slaying our arena for working on ourselves.
The good news is both ways work.
The bad news is both ways can also be really good ways to chicken out. Fear can keep us out of the fray with the excuse we are not ready. We can use the excitement of the battles as an excuse to never look inside for fear of what we might find.
Ultimately, we want to be growing and succeeding, developing and in action. The way to strike this balance is to have a clear, compelling mission that is so important that we grow and act despite any fears.
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