“Good is the enemy of great. Say goodbye to good so you can say hello to great.” You’ve run across this sentiment, haven’t you? While it is a truism people strive to embrace, doing so can be difficult. Achieving the great can be daunting, when failing again and again.

What I learned…is that I…need to make students more aware of the importance of iterations…[and]…how to learn from them. (Source: Iterationists at Engage Their Minds).

The struggle itself, how we learn from our experiences is what matters. Often, I find myself struggling with my own writing, trying to find a way to make it better. More recently, I look for that spot along the way where I can declare, “Good enough!” and then move on to the next project.

For blogging, for life, good enough means clearing away the unnecessary. Then, love what remains.

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