Yvon Chouinard on 80 Percent Proficiency

I’ve always thought of myself as an 80 percenter. I like to throw myself passionately into a sport or activity until I reach 80 percent proficiency level. To go beyond that requires an obsession and degree of specialization that doesn’t appeal to me.
— Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia founder, excerpted from Let My People Go Surfing (found via Simple Bits)