Friday, May 02, 2008

The value of ideas.

If perfectionism and obsessing over finding the right idea or the right approach keeps you paralyzed indefinitely, but you have a mediocre idea you could implement right now and start enjoying the results, that’s basically a no-brainer, isn’t it?

3 comments:

  1. It's a no-brainer as long as pursuit of the mediocre does not impede progress on the elusive brilliance.

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  2. Maybe just practicing implementation is the thing. If you can get in the habit of acting on the mediocre, acting on the brilliant won't seem so daunting.

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  3. For reals. That's kind of what Pavlina's post is about--ideas are pretty common and mostly worthless because all the hard work (or the sloggy work, anyway) is in the implementation. I think just ACTING is probably the way to go.

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