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Great Work: How to Make a Difference People Love by David Sturt

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CONCLUSIONGET ON THE WALL

ONLY THE MOUNTAIN CAN TEACH US TO CLIMB IT.

It’s true that choosing to become a difference maker involves some risk. After all, chasing ways in which we can improve the world is much more of an adventure than doing the same old same old. If we’re looking for safety and security, the road to good work is well traveled and risk-free. If we’re looking instead for growth, contribution, and success, the road to great work is paved with trial and error.

Even the difference-making skills, helpful as they are, can’t be seen as a foolproof recipe for success. The best we can do is promise that great work is infinitely more engaging, exciting, and beneficial than good work, and that the difference-making skills will help our chances ...

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