The only alternative to slow and painful failure is …

Seth Godin advice on perfect problems:

The way to solve the perfect problem is to make it imperfect. Don’t just bend one of the constraints, eliminate it. Shut down the factory. Walk away from the job. Change your product completely. Ignore the board.

If the only alternative is slow and painful failure, the way to get unstuck is to blow up a constraint, deal with the pain and then run forward. Fast.

Been there and done that. I know how important this advice is. I also know all the pain and possible embarrassment but running forward, fast, will earn you respect and success. Do it while you can.

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