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The Power of Imperfect Starts

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The Power of Imperfect Starts
When you have a goal - whether it's starting a business or eating healthier or traveling the world - 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.

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Seth Godin

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

Seth Godin

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Learning vs comparing 

Learning from others is great. 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. 

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What is Optimal vs. what is Needed

Great gear can make your life much easier on the road, but it’s not required. You don’t need new cooking bowls to start eating healthy. And you don’t need a new backpack to start traveling.  

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Avoiding by Optimizing

Claiming that you need to learn more or to get more organized can often be an excuse that prevents you from moving forward on the stuff that actually matters. 

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