We consume much more than we create, we read much more than we think, and it should be the other way around. We have to make sure we consume the things that truly matter to us, but only so that we have time to create something that matters to someone else. Getting informed is a means to an end, not an end in itself. Check out more from Roberto here.
Perfectionism is not the key to success. In fact, research shows that perfectionism is correlated with depression, anxiety, addiction, and life paralysis or missed opportunities. The fear of failing of making mistakes, not meeting people’s expectations, and being criticized keeps us outside of the arena where healthy competition and striving unfolds.
Sometimes we make the mistake of ignoring the big leaks, the ones that threaten our journey. More often, though, we’re so busy fixing tiny leaks that we get distracted from the real goal, which is to go somewhere.
- Seth Godin
So true, the details can drag us down. At the end of the day we need to be driven by the big goal, the great passion, the mountaintop and not by the perfection of our plans or systems.
These interactive Nike window displays definitely would grab my attention and draw me in to the store. Love the idea of disrupting someones walk by giving them something unexpected and surprising to engage with.
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.
Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard.