3 IDEAS FROM ME

I.

“In the long run, the way you treat your time is the way others treat it too.”



II.

“A brief guide to leadership:

  • Always know the answer to, “What are we optimizing for?”
  • Recruit. Recruit. Recruit.
  • Never ask someone to do something you aren’t willing to do yourself.
  • Give away the credit. Take the blame.”


III.

“The trajectory of your life bends in the direction of your habits.”

2 QUOTES FROM OTHERS

I.

Brene Brown on when to value feedback:

“If you’re not in the arena also getting your ass kicked, I’m not interested in your feedback. If you have constructive feedback you want to give me, I want it… But if you’re in the cheap seats, not putting yourself on the line, and just talking about how I can do it better, I’m in no way interested in your feedback.”

Source: Why Your Critics Aren't the Ones Who Count



II.

Ed Catmull, cofounder of Pixar, on how they make great movies:

“Initially, the films we put together, they're a mess. It's like everything else in life—the first time you do it, it's a mess. Sometimes it's labeled … “a failure” … but that's not even the right word to use. It's just like, you get the first one out, you learn from it, and the only failure is if you don't learn from it, if you don't progress.”

Source: Keep Your Crises Small

1 QUESTION FOR YOU

A simple question that can deliver powerful results if taken seriously:

What is the highest leverage action I can execute on right now?

Until next week,

James Clear
Author of the million-copy bestseller, Atomic Habits
Creator of the Habit Journal

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