Deadlines + Social Pressure

The only way to make meaningful difference in the world is to have a hard deadline to work toward. But a deadline on it’s own isn’t enough – you also need to feel bad about letting someone down if you miss the deadline.

Maybe with enough practice, we can get good enough to set our own deadlines internally and not have to bring other people into it. But most of us, myself included, aren’t there yet.

Published by Tilak Dutta

I'm on a journey to understand ways I can be happier and healthier. I try to share what I've learned.

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