Turning Pro by Steven Pressfield

 For the book club this month, I chose “Turning Pro” by Steven Pressfield. It’s an amazing book. Considering it is just 140 pages, it is astonishing how much goodness is in there. The goal for the book club is to find the top 3 takeaways and top 3 questions to ask ourselves on our own journey to creating life on our own terms. Three seemed not enough and I can only advice you to read the whole thing! Here are the takeaways and questions: The takeaways. [Takeaway 1: It’s a process.] It’s not just one moment. Turning pro is a process. It’s a commitment to doing the work. Doing what’s necessary. That is when opinions of others don’t matter and don’t distract you. It is when you do what is right for you. When you bring out the best version of yourself. If you are interested, here my moment of turning pro: I stopped listening to the expectations of myself and others. I stopped buying books, courses and reading articles and started doing. Then I started reading books and taking courses as tools. They are not sources of distractions or hesitations anymore. It’s about using what is in there and creating something new with that knowledge. My focus is on creation. “We stop running from our fears. We turn around and face them.” – Steven Pressfield [Takeaway 2: It’s...

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