You Have Time – Just Do It!

You have time to do great work – but not enough time to worry about what others think.

It has been a while since I did a post. Sure – I have been busy like the rest of us. Have not had the time, blah blah blah.

The fact is – I have had the time, I just told myself I did not have ENOUGH time. Enough time to spend an inordinate amount of time scrutinizing every phrase I wrote – and frankly wasting a lot of time for minimal improvements. These tiny improvements intended to satisfy those out there who may not like my thoughts or how I phrase things.  ENOUGH!  I have time – you have time if we just focus on being creative and not on being perfect for some phantom critics.

I was inspired by my “Marketing Hero” Seth Godin – and his recent post about not being discouraged by what others might think about your work. Seth’s advise is excellent – ignore those thoughts and “ship your work”. So that is my new approach.  I will be “shipping this post” (clicking the publish button) in record time for me.  I will cherish the time I know I did not waste.

You can rest assured that the thoughts you will see written here will be genuine, and mostly unpolished. I apologize in advance for that. I do expect to deliver some ideas/concepts that may not resonate with you immediately, (some may) but over time these “thought seeds” I am planting here may grow into something quite useful.  And if they don’t . . . That’s OK with me.  (Seth it’s working already).

I will leave you with this thought: “Did you ever notice they don’t make any statues of critics?”

More on this in my next post (I promise you wont have to wait months to read it!)

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