Forget About Perfection

Your ads will be inserted here by

Easy AdSense.

Please go to the plugin admin page to
Paste your ad code OR
Suppress this ad slot.

This is something I want to get out of the way right at the start, before I get into all the other content I could possibly discuss.

So, perfection. Is it good or bad? The title may be a bit misleading but you’ll understand what I mean after you finish reading.

When you visualise your goals/dreams, I am almost certain that you consider the most perfect scenario, where you are able to execute your plan perfectly, without flaw and everything just falls into place. I have no issues with this and probably agree that it is the only way you should visualise your goals and dreams.

Although, I want to look at this from a slightly different viewpoint. I think the concept of perfection ruins our ability to take action. We can always make excuses as to why we don’t perform a certain task.

  • I’m not ready yet. I don’t know what I’m doing.
  • I need to study more first.
  • If I wait till tomorrow, I can do this instead.
  • I’ll go for that jog later after I buy my ____.
Perfection breeds inaction. I guess you get the idea. Even if you may be doing a particular task wrong it doesn’t matter. I’m not saying you go out there and try to purposely do something wrong, all I’m saying is go out there and JUST DO IT (Nike has it right). Aim for perfection in the task but never wait to start it. You’ll never be 100% ready.

I have experienced this first hand. For a long time, I have thought about the different content I could publish on this site and how I could provide high value information. I had all these ideas, however I was always waiting for the perfect time to start writing that post or making this modification etc.

Well, what happened? Nothing. I didn’t do anything and was just wasting time for no reason.

Look, I am the kind of person that wants to do something absolutely perfectly before putting it out there. However, I have come to learn that it is best to avoid such a situation and just take action and make some changes right now. Sure it may not be great at first, but eventually, those initial steps will just compound and you’ll get to the highest standard possible.

I’ve had some projects I’ve worked on before and I have released products which I thought were absolutely flawless (and where I gave all my effort and energy), and the results were mediocre. Conversely, I’ve had some products with which I was not fully satisfied however they were extremely popular.

So, I’m not going to sit here and say to you that everything you read on this site will be absolutely perfect. I’ve learnt my lesson. However, I can guarantee there will be a continuous improvement.

I’m not going to delay taking any action, but if I find any mistakes or find new information that could be beneficial, it’ll come back onto the site. I am still striving for perfection, but I’m not going to wait for everything to be perfect. It’s a gradual process. There is always room for improvement and adjustments. The quality can only get better from here on in.


Every action has result.

Once you make a decision or have an idea, just go do it. You’ll figure out the best way to make it happen. Go for that run. Hit another 60 balls in the nets. Finish that assignment. Start up your business. Don’t leave things for later on. Do them now. Every little thing adds up in the end.

Aim for perfection but don’t let it stop you from taking action now.

Join the Conversation


  1. Today, I went to the beachfront with my kids. I found a sea shell and gave it to my 4 year
    old daughter and said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.” She put the shell
    to her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab
    inside and it pinched her ear. She never wants to go back!
    LoL I know this is totally off topic but I had
    to tell someone!

  2. After going over a handful of the blog posts on your website, I honestly appreciate your way of
    writing a blog. I book marked it to my bookmark site
    list and will be checking back soon. Take a look at my website as well and let
    me know your opinion.

  3. Howdy! This is kind of off topic but I need some guidance from an established blog.
    Is it very difficult to set up your own blog?
    I’m not very techincal but I can figure things out pretty quick.

    I’m thinking about creating my own but I’m not sure where to start.
    Do you have any tips or suggestions? Thanks

  4. I think this is one of the most significant info for me.
    And i’m glad reading your article. But should remark on some
    general things, The website style is ideal, the articles is really excellent : D.
    Good job, cheers

  5. Greetings! This is my 1st comment here so I just wanted to give a quick shout out and tell you I genuinely enjoy reading through your blog posts.
    Can you recommend any other blogs/websites/forums that deal with the same subjects?

    Thanks a lot!

  6. An outstanding share! I’ve just forwarded this onto a co-worker
    who has been doing a little research on this. And he in fact ordered me breakfast due to the fact that I stumbled
    upon it for him… lol. So let me reword this….

    Thank YOU for the meal!! But yeah, thanx for spending time to discuss this matter here on your site.

  7. Definitely believe that that you stated.

    Your favorite justification seemed to be on the net the easiest
    factor to take into accout of. I say to you, I certainly get
    annoyed even as other people consider concerns that they just do not understand about.

    You controlled to hit the nail upon the top and defined out the
    whole thing without having side-effects , other folks could take a signal.
    Will probably be back to get more. Thanks

  8. fantastic publish, very informative. I ponder why the opposite experts of this sector
    don’t realize this. You should continue your writing.
    I am sure, you’ve a huge readers’ base already!

  9. Hey! Do you know if they make any plugins to assist with Search Engine Optimization? I’m trying to get my blog to
    rank for some targeted keywords but I’m not
    seeing very good success. If you know of any please share.
    Thank you!

  10. Pingback: social signals
  11. Pingback: sa game
  12. Pingback: 마루마루
Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *