Quantity to quality

Quality vs quantity is a short-term way of thinking. It might be good for a quick project evaluation, but it ain’t good for life.

The notorious (and speculative) 10 000 hour rule says that’s what it takes to be an expert.

While the precise number of hours is refutable, the message is simple: you have to practice a whole lot to get good.

In other words, you get to quality through quantity.

Picasso painted over 10 000 paintings, how many are internationally recognizable?

So, in the beginning of any new effort, prioritize quantity. Then you will develop the ability to discern A from A- or A+ and understand quality. And with practice, create quality more often than not.

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