Amateurs believe that the world should work the way they want it to. Professionals realize that they have to work with the world as they find it. Amateurs are scared — scared to be vulnerable and honest with themselves. Professionals feel like they are capable of handling almost anything.

https://www.farnamstreetblog.com/2017/08/amateurs-professionals/

and also:

http://creativitywindow.com/2012/09/professional-vs-amateur

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