Recently someone told me that they admired my ability to consider and propose new ideas. I explained that it doesn’t come naturally to me. It’s a side effect of something I deliberately practiced, and I’m still feeling the benefits.
Want a better life? Try changing your values and beliefs. When you say it it just sounds trite. How are you supposed to use that to actually improve yourself?
Today is a big day for me. It’s the day I publish this blog.
One of the principles I’m working to adopt is that it’s okay for things to take time as long as they’re great.
In the pickup artist community they have a saying: “The first thousand approaches don’t count.”
If you’re not at least a little afraid that people will laugh at your goals, consider taking it up a notch.
What makes a great product great is hundreds of tiny decisions made correctly. Each of those decisions says a lot about the people who worked on it - what they thought was important, and what wasn’t.
Your life results follow from your actions.
They say that if you make something and nobody hates it, it can never be great. That if people are going to love something, it has to be polarizing.
The stoic philosopher Epictetus made the deceptively simple observation that some things are under your control, and some things are not. His advice is to ignore the things that are not under your control, and that’s great advice.