The Problem With Beginning

The problem with starting any new creative endeavor is that you’re going to suck at it.  Even when you become a professional, depending on your field, most of your work is still going to suck.

There’s a terrible irony at play here: the people who are most likely to ultimately succeed are the ones with the best taste, but the ones with the best taste immediately recognize that their initial work product sucks, and thus are the most likely to quit at the beginning.

Great advice from Ira Glass:


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