Not everything is important, and not everything is helpful. The sieve is your personal perspective to how you collect feedback for your work.
The difference between an amateur and professional is that one does the craft for fun and explores what is cool, while the other one deeply cares and delivers every day.
The road from amateur to professional requires us to do the required work especially when we don’t want to.
Fear Of Missing Out. Fear is a driver. If everybody else is doing it, you too would like a piece of the action.
A committed group of people can exert this fear onto a lagging member. This is why it can feel much easier to do things in groups.
Ironically when we’re committing to things to do on our own, FOMO can also take form as: Am I on the right path?