Baby steps lead to confident motion. Focus and attention produce habits. One finds one’s self in a situation of one’s own making. This is easy to see from a distance.
Discipline activates efficiency and productivity, but passion is the fuel that keeps the wayfarer going. Putting the cart before the horse rarely gives much joy.
Some might feel that passion is overrated, but if it isn’t present, then one might as well treat work as a basic means to an end.
When a calling is one’s work, then it makes sense to aim for the best possible experience of doing that thing.
Fulfilment comes from loyalty to the urge within.