Thursday, June 21, 2018

The enemy of great

In the space between GOOD and PERFECT lies somewhere you occassionally want to be:  GREAT.  Very few things need to be perfect.  For many things we settle for good, and probably should.  We need a precious few to get GREAT.

No more
"Meaning: When deciding whether to commit to something, if I feel anything less than, “Wow! That would be amazing! Absolutely! Hell yeah!” - then my answer is no."  - Derek Sivers


"Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without."  -Confucius  via Entrepreneur

...but "Obsession with perfection can paralyze" - Psychology Today

“Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” ― Benjamin Franklin

There are times when perfection is called for, of course, but allow me to suggest to you that most of the time, “good enough” will do. There’s a point where it takes more and more energy to achieve smaller and smaller gains. via

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