“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.”
When we’re frustrated we often surrender too quickly, resorting instead to emails, texts, and other distractions. But it takes courage to sit with something when it’s not going well. Over time, that courage evolves into grit.
But as the term “shitty first drafts” implies, work that is shit is just a part of the creative process. It’s not necessarily a reflection of your skill or capabilities.