Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes … the ones who see things differently—they’re not fond of rules…. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can’t do is ignore them because they change things … they push the human race forward.

—Steve JobsCEO and cofounder, Apple

CHAPTER 8Step 5—Achievement: Measuring Progress; Celebrating Success

Arriving at the milestone of achievement—even a seemingly small one—has its momentary parallels to standing on top of the mountain that took you to a new pinnacle of personal attainment. There is no band playing. It’s just you—often exhausted from the climb, perhaps banged up a bit from slipping ...

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