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DHH quotes on self reflection

Creator of Ruby on Rails, Founder & CTO at Basecamp & HEY, NYT best-selling author, and Le Mans 24h class-winning racing driver.

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1

Ever notice how the biggest fans of overwork are usually investors or company owners? And the primary victims of this culture are workers? If you’re in the latter group, developing a bit of class consciousness would serve you well.

2

I often say I don't have a lot of regrets in life, but if I have one, it's been from the attention wasted chasing inbox zero in a traditional email client for years. Inbox zero is tyranny when everyone has direct access to write you about anything at any time.

3

That bad thing I’m doing is not actually bad because I’m a good person!

4

Self-imposed deadlines are a prioritization and coordination technique, not a hill to die on.

5

Like they say, mortality is a feature not a bug. Not only for civilization at large, but as a personal liberation as well. Scarcity = focus.

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