On “Doing Everything Right”

I watched an episode of Fresh Off the Boat I missed last week, the one where Jessica freaks out when Michelle Kwan misses out on the gold medal. It was really interesting, she was so worried that her kids would lose motivation if they realized this: even if you work hard and you do everything right…you still might come in second. You might not succeed. And that’s terrifying. It makes you think, why bother trying anymore if there’s a…