A colleague is having a baby any day now. He’s worried about missing work because the culmination two years’ work is going live any day now as well. In fact, this will be one of the most highly visible project startups in the company. A career maker at this early stage.
Guess which is more important?
As I mentioned to him, why are any of us even here? At this place, leading? Instead of sitting on a beach or fishing or hiking on a mountain somewhere.
Love what you do. That’s fine. But don’t ever forget why you do it.