In order to be great you you have to be good. In order to get good, you have to be okay. In order to be okay, you have to be bad.
Some things take longer than others to get good. I just finally started being a ‘good’ cook. I credit Plated for some of that. I’ve been okay most of my life.
I’m a great driver but a bad ‘parallel park-er’ – well at least that is what I keep telling myself. I even make Richard do the parallel parking if I’m the one driving. (That is not a good way to learn how to get better is it?)
The problem is because of the desire NOT to be uncomfortable – not to fail – not to get rejected – and just not FEEL bad because you ARE, in truth, bad (at the task) people do not give themselves enough time to move to the next stage in the process.
How do you get great at anything? You have to be bad for as long as it takes YOU to get okay, and then good.
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