Stop Aiming High & Lower Your Standards. Sounds Like Bad Advice? Think Again
Some unconventional wisdom on getting your creative juices flowing
It needs to be nipped in the bud straight away. And to do that, says Ferriss, the trick is to set a challenge that is idiot-proof.
For writers, says Ferriss, it would mean this: instead of setting yourself an incredibly high goal of writing 10 brilliant pages of prose in a single sitting, simply aim for "two crappy ones".
The latter is far easier to do, is liberating in its nature as you can literally write anything - and most importantly, it will give you the feeling that you have achieved something.
It will be this feeling, in itself, that will ultimately help get your creative wheels turning and the doors of productivity will be far more likely to open.