Just Begin

November 1st, 2018 By: Ash

Just Begin

For quite a long time now I’ve been thinking of writing daily.

But I found many reasons to avoid it. Here are a few that come to mind:

  • My subscribers won’t want to hear from me every single day
  • I won’t be able to create content that’s compelling and meaningful
  • Authoritative blog posts are at least 2000 words long (anything less is unprofessional)
  • If I email my subscribers with content every day they’ll unsubscribe

I’ve been reading Seth Godin’s daily emails for years now and his content’s almost always been thought-provoking.

Today Seth shared a blog post that really hit home. He talked about the magic of producing daily content and suggested giving it a try for three or four months.

On the one hand, the post inspired me to cultivate a daily writing habit, but on the other hand, it raised doubts around my ability to produce valuable and meaningful content every single day.

I sent Seth an email expressing these sentiments, and Seth’s response was prompt, concise and direct.

Essentially he said my doubts were unhelpful. His advice was: “Just begin”.

So here we are.

Just beginning.

I wonder what tomorrow will bring.

Talk to you tomorrow 🙂

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