They do mistakes. Allow yourself to do the same. They do learning curves. Allow yourself to do the same. They do trial and error. Allow yourself to do the same. They do incomplete. Allow yourself to do the same. They do shitty first drafts. Allow yourself to do the same. Because a mistake [...]
I used to think that writers wrote their beautiful books in one easy-breezy flow. But they don’t. They write shitty first drafts. They delete parts that don’t work. They start over. I used to think that painters painted their paintings in one effortless series of spot-on brush strokes. But they don’t. They make [...]
We thrive tomorrow thanks to the mistakes we are willing to make today. What mistakes are you willing to make today? This post is part of The August Break series. While I’m taking an August break to refuel and relax, to dream and scheme, to absorb and create, I’m treating you to a [...]
You accept that others go through a learning curve. That they’ll stumble and fall. Why don’t you accept the same from yourself? Stumble and fall. Then help yourself get up again. With understanding and compassion. Just as you would do for them. There’s no reason to treat yourself any different. [...]
Imperfection keeps us stuck in mediocrity. Imperfection is just being lazy and nonchalant, throwing our lives away. Imperfection doesn’t really care and is not committed to getting any better. Imperfection keeps us small and utterly unsuccessful. Well, that’s not my experience. Imperfection makes me expand and get better. And better. And better. Imperfection inspires [...]
The truth is that we made mistakes. The truth is that we will make mistakes. Often we beat ourselves up. I should have known better. They’ll think I’m not smart enough. They’ll think I’m not bright and intelligent. They’ll think I’m not worthy of doing this work. This will be the end of my career. I [...]
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