Just do it is liberating.

People wait for something to happen to start a new project. They wait for the green light, for a permission, for the best possible circumstances.

Sadly, for many people such conditions never occurred. Embracing the uncertainty. Embracing the fact that it will never be perfect and ship your work is the best liberating tool ever.

I had shipped recently an app, and I got 31 reviews and rating of over 4 stars.

It wasn’t perfect. I thought I don’t have the time, the resources, the knowledge, the motivation.

Article about the need to ship and do what you like to do. Aleks Vladimirov calls it - "Just do it". Jump into the unknown and make the change happen.
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But in the end, I made something that people could use and appreciate.

It is important to introduce the best possible product, but sometimes starting with a small increment is the best way to go. This will help you learn and develop and grow.

Somewhere I read that the perfection is the lowest standard. It’s time to embrace new standard for ourselves, do the work and embrace the fear.

Ask yourself what would you ship to the world if there was no fear. Maybe the answer is simple, and maybe this will set you free to do the change and the work that matters!

Aleks Vladimriov is a Senior Software Developer, recognized Project Manager and Soft-skilled trainer and a coach.

Aleks Vladimirov

Solution Engineering Manager at Thales | Senior IT Professional | Startup Mentor and Product Manager

Aleks is experienced Product Manager with an engineer background and over 10 years of experience as a software developer. He works with different governments and is responsible for negotiation features and requirements, understanding the customers’ needs and supporting the senior management with regular reports and analysis. He held various positions starting as a software developer, moving to a team leader and software architect.

He strives in waterfall and agile environment alike. He is certified Scrum Master and Prince2 Practitioner and he knows how to design business processes and help teams optimize their work.
During his tenure, he had to wear many hats, prioritizing business requirements, delegating work and mentoring team members, creating mockups with Balsamiq, providing MS Project plan to the senior management.

He had worked in many international teams, located in the same city or distributed in different countries and continents. He had been a team leader of cross functional international team of 8 people.

In his current position, he is very much client focused. He has excellent presentation skills.
He delivers training sessions on presentation skills and leadership and he had helped hundred of people to improve their presentation skills.

He is also interested in creating more positive changes in the workplace by using entrepreneurship skills.
He had won startup competition where his team had validated and develop a business idea from scratch.

In his free time, he writes in his blog about effective product development.

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