Recognition usually doesn’t come quickly for positive accomplishments. While celebrity goings on are plastered on the front of magazines and webpages, the good deeds of the average person mostly go unnoticed.
I admire those who aren’t fueled by acknowledgment.
Although the Crosley brothers eventually attained notoriety, they worked humbly for many years preceding their fame. Thousands of people now know of Coral Castle and Ed Leedskalnin, but Ed died before his creation got much attention outside of Homestead, Florida.
If these men relied on encouragement, Coral Castle and the Crosley brothers’ business empire wouldn’t exist.
Lots of people work hard for recognition. Few can work hard without it.