The processs of being engaged with work and taking satisfaction in the activity itself is worth way more in the long run than the project outcome itself. Outcomes are rarely exactly what you set out to achieve, so aiming for maximum flexibility and enjoyment makes sense. Waste is inevitable so there is no point in frustration.
Ironically though by taking this view, exercising patience and chipping away at it, you’ll end up getting a heap of things done in the long run!
Can take a long time to learn that lesson Daragh but you're spot on. In the immortal words of Aerosmith "Life's a journey, not a destination" and the "failures" I talked about all built skills and knowledge to help with the big wins. Waste is indeed inevitable but no experience is ever really wasted.
“No experience is never really wasted” - bingo
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