When You Overpromise and Underdeliver

Last updated on April 3rd, 2021 at 11:28 pm

What happens when you mix a long-term writing project with poor time management and a looming deadline upon which you place far too much importance?

The 31 Things I Know Now That I’m 31 becomes the 32 Things I Know Now That I’m 32.

32 Things I Know Now That I'm 32- 11—What Happens When You Overpromise and Underdeliver—If You Fail to Plan You Are Planning to Fail, Benjamin Franklin

The plan had started so simply—find a month with 31 days and write a post a day on the lessons I’d learned in my years so far. With my July birthday, it should’ve been easy enough to write it up for August. Or October. December. All the months I mucked about in 2015… but another birthday came and went before I could get on top of things.

It was—sadly—another example of moments in my life where I overpromise and underdeliver.

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