The Virtue of Action

The Virtue of Action

So many people — myself included — will hesitate in doing something because we believe we aren’t good enough. No where else is this more true than creative thinking; it’s easy to tell ourselves that we aren’t creatives.

Yet those who we consider exceptionally creative in business and art — such as Walt Disney, Steve Jobs, and Ernest Hemingway — all had their flaws and were far from perfect.

The one thing that these creatives had that made up for their shortcomings was a love of action. Continue reading The Virtue of Action

Learning Through Doing

Learning Through Doing

More often than not, the best way to learn something is by actually doing it. Jumping in head-first is a scary thing, but it’s one of the best teachers we can have. I learned to ski on advance trails, and although it was scary, I learned fast. As 2020 begins, I will be jumping into a new project and learning how to do it as I go along. Continue reading Learning Through Doing

Embracing Imperfection

Embracing Imperfection

Too many people are in a state of paralysis because they are afraid of being imperfect. They are afraid to take that first step because they won’t be as good as the one who has been doing it for decades. The liberating truth is that we are all terrible when we first start something! Embracing this imperfection can give us the freedom to try new things. Continue reading Embracing Imperfection