What doesn’t make you stronger kills you.
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself !
What information consumes is rather obvious. It consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.
Those 7s can actually be highly addictive. They’re addictive because you only get rewarded some of the time. Its the same reason gambling is addictive.
Intermittent positive reinforcement yields a stronger conditioning effect then than consistent positive reinforcement.
When you have a startup idea then do this:
- Build your product
- Sell it to a customer
- Start shipping
- Then quit your job
When focusing focus, when resting rest. Stop being in the gray zone.
When you switch away from a primary task to do something else, you’re increasing the time to finish that task by an average of 25 per cent.
The quickest way to validate your value proposition is to give it away.
As an entrepeneur you should blog for your customers not for your peers.
If you can ignore all the haters and focus on continual progress, you’ll be better off than the majority of people trying to do what you are doing.
An athlete should do the least amount of properly timed, specific training that brings continual improvement.
Joe Friel in The Cyclist Training Bible
Never half-ass two things. Whole-ass one thing.
Getting good at painting is more about the attention, dedication, and mentoring you receive in your work, and not so much about the house you choose to paint.
The largest room in the world is the room for improvement.