“It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all.”
— Edward de Bono
I am a tinkerer. I like to tinker with things. I own a small videography business and have packed, unpacked, repacked, configured, and reconfigured my equipment countless times. The goal is always the same: to improve what I have. I want to be able to set up more quickly; I want to be able to produce videos in high definition and with excellent audio; and I want people to know when they call on me for service, that they will get more than their money’s worth.
What I strive to do in my vocational life is simply to be the best I can be with what I have in hand, and to improve my business through continuing education, upgrading equipment, and paying attention to what people need on every job I do.
I have found that most of the time the results are good. My single dissatisfaction rests with my inability to repackage my equipment in a way that lightens my load. I simply need to haul as much as I’ve got in order to do what needs to be done. It simply takes what it takes — nothing more and nothing less...