Are you willing to give up your morning routine in order to get up at 5 AM, toss down a protein shake and run nine miles before taking a rapid shower and running out the door to get to work on time?If you’re not willing to sacrifice something in order to make progress towards your goal, you’re intrinsically saying that whatever activity you’re doing is that being able to get up at , and have an easy-going breakfast while you check out Facebook is more important to you than getting closer to qualifying to run in the Boston Marathon. But unfortunately, there’s really no way to soft-sell today’s topic. I want to get this out of the way up front because, frankly, we’re going to be talking about some cold, harsh truths that are unpleasant to hear, and the instinctual reaction to a lot of harsh truths is to get mad. ” But truth is truth and the sooner you accept certain truths, the better your life will be in general. But here’s the reason why: you’re sabotaging yourself.So here it is: Many people reading this blog aren’t going to get any better at dating. You may not realize it, but more often than not, you are your own worst enemy.
Don’t get me wrong: this isn’t a value judgement on you as a person.
But I never went out and started chasing down clients.
I kept saying “I have no idea how to start.” I collected tons of books on the subject – I lost track of how many editions of The Graphic Artist’s Guild Handbook of Pricing and Ethical Guidelines sat on my shelf.
It’s not progress until you’re actually producing, .
Your shitty first novel sitting in a desk drawer is infinitely superior to somebody else’s planned epic.