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The Power of Imperfect Starts

The Power of Imperfect Starts

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When you have a goal it’s easy to look at someone who is already doing it and then try to reverse engineer their strategy.

In some cases, this is really useful.

Learning from the experiences of successful people is a great way to accelerate your own learning ...

Learning from others is great and I do it all the time myself.

But comparing your current situation to someone who is already successful can often make you feel like you lack the required resources to get started at all.

If you look at their optimal setup, it can be ...

If you set your bar at “amazing,” it’s awfully difficult to start.

  • Traveling the world.
  • Starting a business.
  • Eating healthy.

Claiming that you need to “learn more” or “get all of your ducks in a row” can often be a crutch that prevents you from moving forward on the stuff that actually matters.

  • You can compl...

  • Obsessing about the ultimate strategy or the ultimate diet or the ultimate golf club can be a clever way to prevent yourself from doing hard work.

An imperfect start can always be improved, but obsessing over a perfect plan will never take you anywhere on...

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How do we define success? There are many different tactics for how to be successful in life, but the strategy that works best for you may depend on your view of success itself. There may not be a perfect combination of ingredients that can guarantee success, but there are some basic steps you can follow that can improve your chances of being successful in life, love, work, or whatever is important to you.

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