Josh Jennings Just now·2 min read I saw a meme recently that resonated with me. A rare moment of internet humour that was relatable beyond 'Does your dog do this too’? It won’t win any awards, I can’t even find it again to show you, but the basic gist of it was as follows: “Me in 2001 - A Promising kidMe in 2021 - A burned out disappointment". There were accompanying images that took the sting out of it, but ultimately that was it. Ouch! Was that my soul that just quivered in recognition of that? What a cruel way for me to make a first connection with this notion, and Sandwiched between ads for dubious looking online therapy to add salt to the wound. I felt heard, and I was all the more depressed for it. I tried to track my descent from the Meme’s bullet point #1 (When I was 10) to bullet point #2 and concluded it boils down to one fundamental issue: A lack of execution. A lack of following through. A focus on deliberating, not actually doing. That last one pinched me; that’s me I thought. I have become a world class deliberator, and I don’t do anything. Default Me in 2021: Encounter opportunity.Immediately consider the worst possible outcome which usually spirals so uncontrollably it ends with me jobless, dead or the subject of massive public humiliation.Deliberate (and...