“Real things have risk. They have the possibility of failure. They have frustration. They force you to confront the possibility that maybe you just aren’t good enough.”
It’s so easy to convince yourself you’re working toward something when you’re actually just avoiding the real work.
Scott H. Young explains the difference and encourages you to do the real thing and remember that sometimes nothing is better than something, the hard way is the easy way, and if you’re not sure what the real thing is — just ask.
Btw, I found this in Khe Hy’s newsletter.
Related: Think you can’t do something? Read this.