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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 Sixteen. Talent or Tenacity

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A lucky break is one thing, but doing something with it is another. Henry Rollins was working a minimum-wage job at an ice cream shop when his favorite band, Black Flag (a popular punk rock band), called him on the shop phone. During a concert the weekend before, Rollins had jumped onstage and sung with the band like a wild man. Something about his energy left a memorable mark. Now the band was in need of a new lead singer and frontman. They called Rollins to see if he wanted to try out.

He listened in shock as the band invited him to audition. He stared at the ice cream scoop in his hand and then in a flash ...

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