William Liao

December 25, 2021

starting or its alternative

There are several reasons why you might hesitate to start: 

The odds of succeeding are low

It’s uncomfortable. 

People will judge. 

There’s one particularly compelling reason why you might hesitate to stop:

Stopping effort means an ending of possibility

The promise of making an effort is the opportunity to enter a world of non-zero probabilities where you have a chance to change the status quo.

It’s never going low odds or difficulty that truly guarantee failure, it’s the decision to never start — to never give yourself a chance in the first place.