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Say no to mediocre 🛑 #125

Consistency can sometimes be confused with mediocrity. Having things look uniform but find that they
Ross Chapman
Say no to mediocre 🛑 #125
By Ross Chapman • Issue #125 • View online
Consistency can sometimes be confused with mediocrity. Having things look uniform but find that they perform poorly is insanity, yet we obsess over it.
I like how Deena Englander puts it:
“Consistency is limiting.”
She goes on to share some truths:
  • When you don’t try anything new, you can’t change.
  • You can’t do anything better if you don’t think about it.
  • Consistency removes the focus on growth.
  • When you’re deeply involved in something, you can’t see what’s wrong with it
It sounds like consistency is pretty harmful without purpose and without sometimes breaking the routine.
I think the challenge is that you can be consistent but not too consistent. It’s like having a pretty product that doesn’t actually solve a problem.
Thank you for reading this issue,
-Ross
Note: sorry for the delay of this issue. Not too much consistency over here!

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