One of the core ideas in Seth Godin’s book The Practice is the idea of continually working hard to refine your craft. Case in point, he said that “ if you want to complain that you don’t have any good ideas, please show me all of your bad ideas first. “ People that have worked through a lot of bad ideas tend to come up with some great ones.

It’s closely related to an idea in the book by David Bayles and Ted Orland about making ceramic…