Always ask it. To satisfy your curiosity. To validate or repudiate others’ assumptions or logic. To assess others' assumption of your reason for asking it. So you don’t make the same mistakes.
But that doesn't mean you're doing well. Maybe your budgeting sucks. And you wasted time and resources.
And they'll think lesser of you.
When all you're doing is talking... …talking too much, that is.
Top 17’s. Top 10’s. Top 5’s. Top whatever’s. The time it takes to read a top whatever, combined with the time spent browsing the internet to find them, is better spent immersed in a book written by somebody who did something worth talking about.
Are everywhere. Large in number. Diverse in nature. Dangerous in spirit. Hitting your primitive desires; easy to succumb to. Resist them all.
Before you get on the stage. Before you take a big risk. Before you enter into the unknown. That perfect combination of excitedness and nervousness that makes you feel deathly ill without you even realizing why.