3 IDEAS FROM ME

I.

“Just because it didn’t work doesn’t mean it was the wrong choice.

The world is full of probabilities, not certainties.

Find a game where the probabilities favor you and keep taking shots.”


​II.

“If you know where you want to go in life, people tend to help or get out of the way.

Both of those are useful.”


III.

“People follow incentives, not advice.”

2 QUOTES FROM OTHERS

I.

Writer and Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Powers on how to change someone's mind:

“The best arguments in the world won't change a single person's mind. The only thing that can do that is a good story.”

Source: The Overstory


​II.

Author bell hooks on the balance between justice and compassion:

“For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?”

Source: “There’s No Place to Go But Up” — bell hooks and Maya Angelou in conversation

1 QUESTION FOR YOU

Am I willing to look foolish today so I can learn something that will make me better tomorrow?

Until next week,

James Clear
Author of the #1 worldwide bestseller, Atomic Habits
Creator of the Habit Journal

p.s. A modern tragedy.

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