- How To Get Nothing Done: The Art and Science of Wresting Defeat From the Jaws of Victory
- 1 ≫ 0: One Is Better Than None
- Not Nothing
- Mediocre Excellence, Or, Excellence By Mediocrity: How To Achieve Greatly By Doing Almost Nothing
- Too Much Technique, Too Little Volume: それ以前の問題
- Stop Trying To Do Things Well: Getting Over Zero
- That Righteous Feeling, Or: If You’re Not Feeling Naughty, You’re Doing It Wrong
- Method Over Morality: Don’t Improve Yourself. Stop Trying to Become a Better Person.
- Just Do One: Lowering Your Standards and Using Patterns from Addictions to Achieve Success
- Birthlines, Part 3: If You Want To Win, Stop Trying To Finish
- Three Minutes Of…
Don’t do a good job, do a job.
Don’t get it right.
Don’t aim for perfection. Don’t even aim for excellence. Just aim for “better than nothing”. Aim for “not nothing”. Do “not nothing”. The time-averaged sum of “not nothings” will give you the excellence you seek.
As my good friend Jang Mi once said the other week: “two wrongs don’t make a right, but two halves make a whole” 😛 . And a trillion millionths make a million.