November 6, 2014 by
I’ve always maintained the idea that it’s best to not take pride in your work.
This is a quote I stated in a recent interview I completed for the Lift App Author Series. I want to outline the meaning of this quote and explain exactly why I think that the idea of taking pride in your work is so often over-embellished and troubling for those who need to simply sit back, relax and do the work, instead of getting cocky or worrying about something that you probably won’t care about at all in the future.
Why is taking pride in your work not the best of ideas?
You Won’t Get Anything Done
I’ve always maintained the idea that taking too much pride in your work leads to perfectionism and a mindset that everything must end up flawless. …