“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work,” Stephen King.
I wonder how many times I’ve said to students, “Just write. I can’t help you from nothing. Write it. Then we can fix it.”
I’ve thought the same thing many times as I’ve sat in front of my computer, wondering if I am on the right track or what I should write next in my research. I always think, “Just write something. Dr. Gade (my dissertation adviser) can’t help you from nothing.”
You know what the great thing is about getting started versus just wishing or fretting? So many times you discover that what you’ve done is not nearly as bad as you expected. Many times what you’ve accomplished actually is quite good and you feel great for having done it.
So, what are you waiting on? Don’t let fear, uncertainty or excuses keep you from action!
Let’s Talk Nerdy!
What is something you need to be doing that you just can’t make yourself do? What is holding you back?