The future never happens the way you want it to or picture it.
So how do you deal with the future?
I don’t have the perfect answer. I have what I’ve learned and what I’ve done.
Maybe there isn’t a way to create a perfect future, but there is a way to do the next best thing.
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I know what you’re thinking. You write, but you don’t think you’re a real writer.
The Counterfeit Innovator Is Wildly Self-Confident
The gap between your work and the work of those you admire seems so wide you’ll never close it. They’re professionals and you’re just playing pretend.
Somewhere along the line, the people you looked up to probably felt the same way. We all start at zero. We all have to face the blank page for the first time.
How do you make the transition? How do you become like the writers you look up to?
You turn pro.
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Throughout the day, your mind is getting input from thousands of different sources.
Part of reinventing yourself is changing the way you think. To change the way you think, you can begin to think of your mind as a fortress.
If you allow too much garbage into your brain, it will block you from being creative enough to make breakthroughs in your experiments and follow through with the reinvention process.
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