In love with this interview with Tiffany Dufu.
“It’s important to forgive ourselves for those assumptions. Because we really were indoctrinated into them” Tiffany Dufu
Really sit there and examine what you expect. What does a good person do? A good man? A good son or daughter? A good worker.
Write it down and then ask yourself… How do you know? Where did that come from? The decisions that you think are our decisions often never were our own at all.
Look at what “dropping the ball” really means to your life, for yourself and others. The story of habits, thoughts, and ideas that in our heads became “mistakes” and “failures”.
Take time to listen to Tiffany’s story and her thoughts on choosing rather than defaulting:
Sure I can show you how I design. I drew for years as a child. Worked as a designer the moment I turned 18, while also studying Fine Art (and classical piano). I learned to love studying computer programs and reading books on design and productivity. Slowly putting that knowledge to use every day. Spent the last 17 years learning techniques from many amazing colleagues. It's like any other skill. One step at a time. Building slowly over the years. When you're doing something every day, you'll start seeing the patterns and shortcuts. That said when others (even clients) are excited ... Read more
A powerful list to live by. The one I'd edit: 'You know the pressure to “figure it all out” well, I feel it too but we have to all stop being so hard on ourselves. All the pieces will come together and in the meantime know that you are doing the best you can!' No one has it all figured out. Figure out how you figure things how. Watch yourself solve problems. Read more: 20 Life Lessons to Accept — The Millennial Miss