You possess an unlimited number of talents, but before these talents will emerge from the shadows, you must first “get the suck out.”
The amount of “suck” that precedes success is finite. Expedite its expulsion and expedite your success; which is a nice way of saying, “the quicker you suck, the quicker you won’t suck.”
Standing between you and your singing talent is “x” number of words sung that suck. The quicker those words are sung, the quicker you can enjoy your singing talents.
You don’t stop trying to put mustard on your hot dog while the initial liquid-ish yellow crap is pouring out and then exclaim, “There’s no mustard in this bottle!”
Tragically, our instinct is keep the suck inside and live with it, because sucking is painful, frustrating, and embarrassing. Of course it is! That’s why it’s called “suck.”
Michelangelo did not create the statue of David – he uncovered it. From the mouth of the famous artist:
“In every block of marble I see a statue as plain as though it stood before me, shaped and perfect in attitude and action. I have only to hew away the rough walls that imprison the lovely apparition to reveal it to the other eyes as mine see it.”
Paraphrasing (grossly) – “Remove the parts of the stone that “suck” until you are left with the masterpiece.”
What suck can you get out, today?
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