Taking Imperfect Action

“Imperfect action is better than perfect inaction”
Harry S. Truman

Taking action can be a difficult step for someone who is prone to perfectionism.

I love learning, and I often want to know everything and be fully certain of each step before I take a single one. And this can hold me back from taking action on my ideas.

I sometimes ask myself, “How do I know when I’m ready?”.

Do you ask yourself the same question?

I think it’s better to take action—even if it’s not perfect—than not to action at all.

I’m practising and getting better at taking imperfect action.

Are you?

2 Comments

  1. Better done than perfect… the motto of new (agile) work

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    • That’s one of my favourite mottos, Gaby!

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