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Today I found myself in Roncesvalles and paid my friend Christian Aldo a visit. His place was steeped in character and a real feast for the eyes.

As an artist who has managed to sustain over 20 years, he reminded me to know when to burn the boats –  a concept that ancient Greek warriors took into battle.  Grecian commanders ordered their armies to “burn the boats” when they landed on enemy shores. This eliminated all opportunity for retreat and surrender, effectively offering no recourse but victory or death.

In other words, it’s important to always look ahead and leave your fear at the shore. You’ll get to where you want to be.

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