Cal Newport, author of So Good They Can’t Ignore You, shared this story on his blog about a 15-year-old who followed an interest (not even a passion) with consistent, daily action and just a bit of audacity and had remarkable success.

You don’t have to be amazingly gifted to stand out, to make a difference. You will stand out just by showing up regularly and taking action. That’s exceptional and worth talking about because so few people actually do anything beyond talking.