You'll never be perfect, but you can strive for better. You can strive to master something, and then keep improving on it. Being perfect isn't a goal. It's just a boring fantasy. But you can certainly strive to be masterful in your life. And that's a goal worth living for.
You can't wait until things are perfect to begin whatever you want to begin. It will never have a chance to become anything great, let alone perfect, if you don't begin and get after it. Jen Sincero says that "procrastination is one of the most popular forms of self-sabotage because it's really easy." It's so … Continue reading Begin
When hoping to put some kind of offer out into the world, be it philosophy, artwork, or leadership, it can be seductive to get wrapped up inside analysis paralysis. Too much plotting and planning, analyzing how to go forward in the most perfect way, can have you end up, well frozen. Seth Godin recently said: … Continue reading Contribute
If there's one thing I've learned, it's that doing the thing you think about doing, and not quite doing it as great as you'd like to have done it, is still so much better than just thinking and dreaming, plotting and planning on how to do it perfectly. All of that thinking is just a … Continue reading Less Imperfect
Just start it. Whatever it is that you feel would be good for you, or fun to do, but you're dragging your feet on actually getting to it, just start it. You're not going to be perfect at it, but start it anyway. It might not even be the thing you do for long before … Continue reading Just Start It