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This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Mediocre Excellence

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Mediocre ExcellenceDon’t do a good job, do a job. Don’t get it right. Don’t get it done. Get it started. It’s not surgery. Yes, you can be this lax and still win. I did. Nice, huh? Don’t aim for perfection. Don’t even aim for excellence. Just…

1 ≫ 0: One Is Better Than None

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Hard and Easy
This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Mediocre Excellence

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Hard and EasyThis entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Mediocre Excellence“All failure comes from trying too hard.” / NAKATANI Akihiro 1 is bigger than 0. Obvious, I know. Common sense, I know. But common sense isn’t common. Common sense is the least…

Mediocre Excellence, Or, Excellence By Mediocrity: How To Achieve Greatly By Doing Almost Nothing

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Mediocre Excellence

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Mediocre Excellence“What would be really interesting to see…is how beautiful things grow out of s##t. Because nobody ever believes that. Everybody thinks that Beethoven had his string quartets completely in his head—they’d somehow appeared there and formed in his head—before he, and all he had…

Three Minutes Of…

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Engineered Inevitability
This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Hard and Easy
This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Mediocre Excellence
This entry is part 4 of 22 in the series Timeboxing Trilogy

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Engineered InevitabilityThis entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Hard and EasyThis entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Mediocre ExcellenceThis entry is part 4 of 22 in the series Timeboxing TrilogyFile this one under “autobiographical advice”…. But I guess that…

That Righteous Feeling, Or: If You’re Not Feeling Naughty, You’re Doing It Wrong

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Mediocre Excellence

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Mediocre Excellence“if you’re reading a book that’s killing you, put it down and read something else, just as you would reach for the remote if you weren’t enjoying a television programme” “if you don’t read the classics…nothing bad will happen to you; more importantly, nothing…