Who/what has inspired you to have more passion and better work ethic?
November 5, 2011 2:49 PM Subscribe
I'm looking for inspirational stories of people with a vision they're passionate about, and the work ethic to accomplish what they set out to. Tales that make you come away thinking "Yes, that is how I want to be living my life" and charge you up for the work you're doing. They don't have to be people you'd generally admire or seek to emulate - whatever their goals, it's that spark/drive/dedication/grit I'm most interested in.
posted by ChristopherS to Work & Money (10 answers total) 33 users marked this as a favorite
is a fantastic magazine article on Kanye West's "Rap Camp" in Hawaii where he buried himself away with talented collaborators working all hours to record his last album. (page links broken, so here: 2
Recently obits for Steve Jobs have highlighted his focus, vision, passion and drive to create what he set out to, in spite of the challenges and risk involved.
Wendy Leigh's biography of Arnold Schwarzenegger paints a vivid picture of his self-discipline and ambition, his willingness to put in the hard work to achieve what he decided to.
I'm looking for more stories like this, ideally about musicians or entrepreneurs, capturing inspirational levels of passion, work ethic and drive.