What he said.
I’m a rather large fan of simplistic, yet meaningful thoughts being eloquently presented. That is exactly what this quote is.
One of the first lessons I learned in school was if you’re going to do something, do it with gusto. Nothing should ever look like a mistake, even if it ends up being one. Do everything with the confidence, passion and certainty that you envy others for doing. Don’t pretend like you know what you’re doing, but instead, just know what you’re doing and do.
Tentative behavior is not the mindset that achieves anything. If you put yourself completely into something, at some point you’ll get a better version of yourself out of it. You may learn what to do and you may learn what not to do, but the key is that you used every single ounce of energy that existed inside of you. Only by doing that can you insure that you’re doing something right. No matter what you tell yourself, if you’re not putting your absolute all into something, you don’t really care about it. You may want yourself to believe that you do, but you don’t believe in what you’re doing.
Half measures only waste your time, while full measures can make someone else’s count.