My name’s Michael, and I’m a procrastinator

I never did my homework in school.

Maybe a few times, but only a few.

Why didn't I? Because I'm a lazy, underachieving procrastinator. Shouldn't that be obvious?

(and you wonder why adults have self-esteem issues)

Even now, it's hard for me to do homework. I don't think the name-calling helped much, unfortunately. Maybe I should write a letter to the education department of the local university and let them know that a new pedagogical strategy might be in order. 🤔

Lately, however, I've been making things and selling them online. This is hard to do when you don't do homework.

There's a lot of perfectionism and fear.

Will it be good enough? Will people like it? Will they demand their money back? Will they leave negative reviews? Will they think I'm a con artist?

But, I have my reasons for doing it, and those reasons are more important to me than the fears. So, I'm doing it.

It's not easy, though.

What is easy is getting caught up in stupid little things that don't make a huge difference. What font should I use? What colors? What should I name it? What should the welcome email say, exactly? How much s p a c i n g between the paragraphs?

This is all a distraction, and misses the main point: just make the damn thing.

BTW, I made a damn thing. It's called Just Make It, Damn It! It's a course on how to make damn things you can't make because you're stuck on damn stupid things. Hopefully, it will help remind you about what's damn important to you.


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