David Perell

David Perell quotes on perfection

"The Writing Guy". He tweet about business, online learning, and Internet writing.

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Give knowledge work the same respect that great athletes give their sport. Train every day, write detailed improvement plans, and surround yourself with people who push you towards excellence.

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Perfectionism is self-deception. First, you give up on your goals and let fear win. Then you numb the pain of inaction by saying "my standards are too high."

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1) Operational excellence is an under-rated competitive edge. 2) In public markets, arbitrage human behavior. In private markets, monopolize access to high-quality talent. 3) The most valuable ideas are shared in whispers.

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