What I’ve learned about blogs from blogging everyday

Great motivational post today from Patrick McFadden. Thanks, Patrick!

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In our society, starting stuff is applauded. That when you tell your friends you’re getting married. A party will ensue. That when you join the gym, you already feel healthier and all you did was sign a check. That when you tell your friends you’re starting a new career. A party will ensue.

There is this sense that going down a new path is exciting. A blank sheet of paper.  So lots of people start stuff and almost nobody finishes stuff. Half of all marriages end up in divorce. Most gym memberships stop being used in March. You can go down the list. They’re a lot of things that we say we’re going to do on Monday morning. And then three, six, or nine months later down the road we’re not doing that anymore.

And so what I’ve learned about blogs from blogging everyday is that most people who start a blog quit within a few months. (Re-read that…

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