If you haven’t seen the “Cult of Done Manifesto,” here you go,
Two specific things I really love about this:
The three states of being are knowing, action, and completion. We can actually break these out further. Before a project starts I like to remind myself I’m in the pre-knowing phase. Once we dive in it’s all about learning. Once we know what we are doing we have to keep going. There’s only action or action. Finally, once the project is complete, we’re done. Finito. Learn what’s necessary and move on.
Done is the engine of more. Completion and moving on are critical steps. I’m not always so good at this. There’s always the piece I forgot or the detail I want to tweak. But, the next project doesn’t start until the last one is finished. How many times do we still have one foot in something or our hand in a pot long after we shouldn’t? Too often. Being done is how more gets done. It’s so true. It’s so worth it.
Read this graphic through a few times. It’s a killer.
For the OG post, look here: “The Cult of Done Manifesto” by Bre Pettis and Kio Stark.