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The Creative Fight: Create Your Best Work and Live the Life You Imagine by Chris Orwig

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Chapter Ten. Magnetic North

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Creativity beckons you to break out of the mold, but it isn’t a license to do whatever you want. The end doesn’t justify the means no matter how deep your passion swells. Mark Twain famously said, “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” These are great words to put on a motivational coffee mug, but they aren’t entirely true. They ignite a spark, but the fire might be burning the wrong stuff—like the patio furniture instead of chopped wood.

Nothing epitomizes the creative fight more than turning tragedy into triumph, and that’s what Lance Armstrong ...

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