The #1 Skill Needed to Become a Successful Blogger
THE ABILITY TO HIT THE PUBLISH BUTTON.
That's actually not a joke. That's what Lockhart Steele, one of the most successful bloggers in the world just said on This Week in Startups #3.
This ties in perfectly (oh there's that dreadful word again) with the last post about the importance of getting it out there and killing the desire for perfectionism. You know what I just realized? Perfectionism is the Eastern equivalent to the 1st Chakra, the lowest one, and the European Mythological equivalent of the "Dragon", the one who is just hoarding everything of value, but not doing anything with it. Unwilling to let it go. It's the Serpent Monster in the Indian Indra story, wrapping itself around the world and blocking out the waters of life.
Big Media has been a Serpent around the Public's neck for the last 50 years. Of course driven by greed. But the thunderbolt of technology has destroyed it. Yeah! Let's celebrate by pushing the "Publish" button.