Contradictions

Making a living through your art contradicts the freedom with which you can create it.

Shipping your product fast contradicts the amount of time you can spend on iterations and perfection.

Trusting your team to run the show contradicts your ability to do things your way.

Living a life of truth contradicts your ability to offer convincing lies.

Staying late at work contradicts your ability to tell stories to your kids before their bedtime.

Bringing work home contradicts your ability to keep your home happy and stress free.

Focussing solely on customers contradicts your ability to shape the world according to the perceived reality in your head.

Neither is right nor wrong. It is all about which way to lean. Because the moment you lean one way, you start walking away from the other.