A few minutes ago, I came up with what I thought was a pretty decent idea for a blog post.
And then I wrote one sentence, and very quickly realized it was possibly the worst idea for a blog post I’d ever had. So I decided to start writing this post instead.
I am the expert writer who always preaches the “never quit” mentality. Don’t give up! Your dreams matter! Take your ideas and run with them — you’ll do great!
There’s only one problem with that message, though. I think it can create the assumption that you are never allowed to stop working on anything, even when it’s terrible.
I could have suffered through that blog post. I could have just said, “Well, I’ve already started, so there’s no turning back now!”
But guess what? You all would have suffered too. And that’s not a good use of anyone’s…
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