Procrastinating “good enough”

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I wrote on perfectionism in an earlier post, and how identification with such a description is a crippling mindset for those who want to be starters/doers/entrepreneurs. Perfectionism is a habit Really. Perfectionism is just a habit of procrastinating the completion of something that is good enough. Being a skeptic (cautious when adopting new information), I have to be careful Read More

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Learn to Unlearn

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Learning to unlearn is at the zenith of cognitive development, effective learning, and building better habits. To illustrate this important concept, I am going to use computer shortcuts as our example. Becoming proficient with shortcuts can take time. Like anything else, it requires practice. And not just time practicing, but more importantly, energy spent

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Navigation Shortcuts

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Here are my most used shortcuts for navigating OS X: ShortcutDescription ⌘ + SpacebarSpotlight (to quickly open documents, applications, and more) tabNext field ⌘ + tabSwitch between applications ⌘ + `Switch between windows in applications ⌃ + tabSwitch between tabs in a window Googling It is important to get in the habit of googling shortcuts when you Read More Continue reading →

Being Imperfect on Purpose

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I’m a perfectionist

Woah woah, hold up. That is a terrible mindset.

If you’ve had the thought more than once, you’re not alone. I have considered myself a perfectionist for some time. But it is a terrible idea. Though it may be true to a degree, repeating such an idea as a mantra is coding your brain to become MORE perfectionistic. Which again, it’s a terrible idea! And if you think such an idea helps you to become better, please keep reading why it is detrimental to the human experience. Continue reading →