Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher quotes on getting started

Unemployed. Built @visualizevalue, building @value.

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If you’re scared to start something because you might fail, here’s a reminder: you’re already failing.

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Starting something = 0.1% of effort Doing it consistently = 99.9% of effort

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If you’re scared to start something because you might fail, here’s a reminder: you’re already failing.

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The common regret in anything worth doing is not starting earlier.

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We don’t start because we’re not good enough, we’re not good enough because we don’t start.

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Chances are: The first person you hire will be bad. The first product you ship will be bad. The first presentation you give will be bad. Avoiding bad is delaying good.

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Most people struggling to get started spend time figuring out solutions for problems they don't have yet.

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Thinking big too early stops you from starting. Thinking small too late stops you from scaling.

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To get started, find a problem. To get paid, find a market.

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1. Start. 2. Iterate.

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If you’re scared to start something because you might fail, here’s a reminder: you’re already failing.

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If you're scared to start that thing because you might fail, here's a reminder: you're already failing.

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Observation: The smaller the detail you're obsessed with before you start, the less likely you are to start.

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Waiting for a guarantee you won't fail is a guaranteed way to fail.

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It's easier than ever to start something. It's harder than ever to stick at it. Persist.

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Why now is always the best time to start: Study the Matthew Effect. The advantage goes to the person with the advantage. The only way to build an advantage? Start.

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You never make what you're worth if you discount the value of your time.

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You don't have to become an expert to start. You do have to start to become an expert.

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Getting started is easier than you think. Getting good is harder than you think.

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Perfectionism is an idiotic concept. If you're hiding behind the supposed fear of not being able to execute something perfectly, you're already imperfect by your own definition. Start.

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If you're going to let someone else stop you, don't start.

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An unwillingness to start small is a guarantee for impotence.

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The best course of action today will look ridiculous in a year.

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