The pressure to be great — well, so great that it cripples us — injects us with expectations that are typically unrealistic.
We spin our wheels trying to write that epic post. But we have a tendency to measure ourselves up so inadequately to those we admire — so much so that, in the end, we don’t write anything.
It’s okay to focus on being great, but not at the expense of being good. You can’t reach the summit unless you start at the base of the mountain.