Don’t Create Work You’re Proud Of, Be Proud to Create Work

Even as you improve, there will always be room to grow. Every time you complete a project, you’ll have to live with the knowledge that it could have been better.

The gap between what you can imagine and what you can produce will never fully go away.

The key is to not let perfection be the standard.

Adding the word “yet” to “it’s not perfect” isn’t helpful because it will be perfect. Your standard for your work will always exceed your current abilities. To move forward, it can help to again shift your perspective…



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