The enemy isn’t…
- Lack of confidence
- Lack of ideas
- Lack of skill
If you love the craft, you’ll perform regardless of all that.
The enemy is…
Your worry that people will think you’re a failure if you screw up.
Desiring recognition is not the same as desiring mastery. Too often, amateurs want to prove themselves, “make a name for themselves,” ahead of learning fundamentals and sucking for a really long time. Professionals put public perception aside, and place learning and practice ahead of all else.