It leads to procrastination
Just focus on getting it done.
Just Do it, deliver and delight
I have a partner on a project that I love. (the project, and the partner)
She is smart, savvy and far more organized than I ever will be.
But she loves the word “over-deliver” and it drives me nuts.
Earlier today, she used the word “over-deliver” about 18 times in 16 minutes.
(we still have absolutely nothing to deliver)
I thought about jumping through to the other side of the phone and putting her in a Figure 4 Toehold just to stop hearing the word “over-deliver”
I didn’t for 2 reasons.
1 – I don’t know jujitsu and am a terrible fighter.
2 – I obviously can’t squeeze through the phone and by the time I got a flight, rented a car, and made my way to Oakland, the impulse would probably be gone.
The truth is, the last time I almost went Mano a Mano in hand to hand combat against a woman was my near miss arm wrestling competition catastrophe against my Grandmom (Mom Mom Edith) at passover dinner about a decade ago.
Some genius at the dinner table thought it would be a fun idea for all the men to arm wrestle, as if that brilliant idea was something Moses might endorse. Continue Reading