Ben, your words sound like the great art work of raising 4 children. I THINK WHAT I HEAR YOU SAY IS IT IS ABOUT HAVING INNER SUCCESS THAT LEADS TO THE OUTER.
“You need to find joy — genuine pleasure and excitement — watching other people succeed as a result of your help and skills. It’s even better when you are completely anonymous to outside observers. Of course you’re not anonymous to the people you’re helping”.