Helping people is the most underrated way to build a great network
Find Cheatcodes for X
Invest in Speed
People follow people not a brand
Let yourself occasionally get a little screwed in exchange for not having to live with your guard up all the time. It’s worth it. – @sama
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you- Visa
Take extreme ownership of your life
Tend towards the action likely to create the most luck- George Mack
It’s the going online without a directed purpose that fucks me up. Nobody should go on the internet just to pass time without knowing what they’re doing. Nobody should just randomly pop on Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Quora etc “just because”, until they’ve accomplished whatever they set out to accomplish each day, because those are massive time-sinks that will just swallow you up whole, unless you have a sort of discipline and willpower that I certainly don’t have.
“Insaan ki insight pakad lo toh woh dheela ho jaata hain”
“See, the world is full of things more powerful than us. But if you know how to catch a ride, you can go places,”
“Hell is meeting the best version that you could have become of your life.
“The largest crowds are drawn by the storytellers. It is around them that the people throng most densely and stay longest… their words come from further off and hang longer in the air than those of ordinary people.”
“Your entire life runs on the software in your head. Why wouldn’t you obsess over optimizing it?” — Tim Urban, author of Wait But Why
“Leonardo remains weird, matchlessly weird, and nothing to be done about it.”
Daniel Ek on @Spotify’s mission- “So the way I think about our mission is to inspire human creativity by enabling a million artists to be able to live off of their art and a billion people to be able to enjoy and be inspired by it.”