You don’t have to hit the ball out of the park to have a home run

When planning your career you need to make several path choices. And everyday work is part of taking a single step down that path.

Somedays you just need to get the job finished to be a success. You don’t have to be excellent and awesome every single day. In fact, sometimes it’s preferable to finish the document, say that the design is good enough, or let the point go.

You don’t have to hit the ball out of the park to have a home run. tweet


Although there are two tricks. One, know when it’s time to just get it done. Two, don’t make it a habit because it’s can lead to laziness.

About Greg Ferro

Greg Ferro is a Network Engineer/Architect, mostly focussed on Data Centre, Security Infrastructure, and recently Virtualization. He has over 20 years in IT, in wide range of employers working as a freelance consultant including Finance, Service Providers and Online Companies. He is CCIE#6920 and has a few ideas about the world, but not enough to really count.

He is a host on the Packet Pushers Podcast, blogger at and on Twitter @etherealmind and Google Plus

You can contact Greg via the site contact page.

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