October 07, 2018     Daily Post

Toiling with Amor Fati

“Amor Fati” is Latin for loving one’s fate, to make the best out of what comes our way. For teams doing meaningful work, this premise compliments our toil:

– Loving the vision is one thing. An inspiring end-goal or virtuous mission is easy to get excited over. But how do we stay the course?

– Loving the pursuit is another. If it’s to ever happen, there’s likely to be an unsexy daily grind to master. Beyond mastering it…

– We must learn to love both. And in order to do that, we need to learn to love the toil regardless of what comes out way: Armor Fati.

The more we learn to love relentlessly toiling toward a collective vision, regardless of the outcome, the more unstoppable we all become.