“Instant gratification takes too long” — Carrie Fisher, Postcards from the Edge It’s a new year, so of course everyone is making resolutions and plans and promises.
One of the (many) reasons I don’t like working with my hands is because I don’t feel any sense of accomplishment with having done the work. If a fence needs to be built in my yard, I feel the exact same way if I do it or if I pay someone else to do it. And that’sContinue reading “You Have the Time”
No one grows up dreaming of working a safe, mundane job. Nearly everyone in that position wants to be something else. A musician. A painter. A crafter. An inventor. A brewer. A writer.
I made two big mistakes today. Continue reading… Christopher Pierznik is the author of eight books, all of which can be purchased in paperback and Kindle. His work has appeared on XXL, Cuepoint, Business Insider, The Cauldron, and many more. He has been quoted on Buzzfeed and Deadspin. Subscribe to his monthly reading review newsletter orContinue reading “The Problem with Pursuing Perfection”