Best 146 Quotes & Tweets on Experience

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Visit all the places, eat all the food, read all the books, make all the friends, gather all the fame, support all the causes, build all the products, earn all the money... ...to see that the quality of your life is what it is when you are doing nothing.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

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When you need to learn quickly, learn from others. When you need to learn deeply, learn from experience.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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The highest level of mastery is simplicity. Most information is irrelevant and most effort is wasted, but only the expert knows what to ignore.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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It is better to start as a fool and learn from your mistakes than to fake being a genius and ignore your errors.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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Want to learn design, product development, sales, customer support, marketing, recruiting, finance, legal, and operations? Start a company.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

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How to handle rejection: -Learn from the experience -Keep your ego in check -Say thank you -Try again How to handle success: -Learn from the experience -Keep your ego in check -Say thank you -Try again

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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Doing the job before you get the job is a great way to get the job.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

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If you want to avoid mistakes, read about the experiences of others. If you want to create something original, reflect on your own experiences.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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Pros are just amateurs who learned from their mistakes.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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The fastest way to iterate is to learn from others. - Read good books - Talk to people who have done it before - Soak up the lessons of the past Learn from the experiments history has already run and you can start the race halfway finished.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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Wisdom is the product of experience and honest reflection.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

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If you save your favorite video and audio for workouts only, you’ll look forward to exercise.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

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Reading can teach you the best of what others already know. Reflection can teach you the best of what only you can know.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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If you never copy best practices, you’ll have to repeat all the mistakes yourself. If you only copy best practices, you’ll always be one step behind the leaders.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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The tension of life: Thinking only of today degrades the experience of tomorrow. Delay gratification. Thinking only of tomorrow degrades the experience of today. Don’t wait to begin living. Invest in your tomorrows and savor your todays. A delicate balance.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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Innovators are T-shaped. They are experts in a narrow field. But they also have a big intellectual toolbox, which offers new entry points and lines of attack for solving problems. Read widely. As the saying goes, "Know something about everything and everything about something."

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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The optimal strategy might be executing a suboptimal plan at a fast pace. Strategy evolves as lessons are learned—and the person who moves faster, learns faster. Learning is a marathon and perfection is a weighted vest.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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The events of your past are fixed. The meaning of your past is not. The influence of every experience in your life is determined by the meaning you assign to it. Assign a more useful meaning to your past and it becomes easier to take a more useful action in the present.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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You know you're good at something when you switch from making decisions with your conscious mind to making decisions with your instincts.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

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The most practical decision making skill is not making better choices. It is learning how to design your choices so they are cheap, fast, and easy to reverse. The person who does this well learns faster, and the person who learns faster finds the right answer.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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Work on things that you care about getting right. It is nearly impossible to become exceptional in any field if you do not genuinely care about "getting it right."

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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The Cardinal Rule of Behavior Change: What is rewarded is repeated. What is punished is avoided. You learn what to do in the future based on what you were rewarded for doing (or punished for doing) in the past. Positive emotions cultivate habits. Negative emotions destroy them.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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Learning is the meat of failure. Self-doubt is the bones. Keep eating. Spit out the bones.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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Knowledge: collecting dots Experience: connecting dots

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

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The only real shortcut in life is to understand it backwards. It's easier to solve a maze backwards. Life is the same. Learn from people further down the path from you and make their hindsight your foresight.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

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History repeats itself because some experiences need to be lived before they can be understood.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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We usually think of experiences as positive or negative. However, they are neutral and simply reinforce the meaning we give them. If we see an experience as a learning opportunity, that’s what it becomes. If we see it as terrible, that’s what it becomes.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

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The problem with getting good at a game, especially one with big rewards, is that you continue playing it long after you should have outgrown it.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

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Not enough is said about the power of thinking about one topic for a long period of time. If you revisit a topic continually for a few years, most problems (and many solutions) will occur to you at some point. Expertise can be the gradual accumulation of many modest insights.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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Step 1: Life is a series of games. Carefully choose which games you want to play. Step 2: Each game has a set of rules. Develop a deep understanding of them. Step 3: Master a niche within the rules. Play to your strengths. Step 4: Step outside the rules. Create your own game.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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When you first start a company, you need Swiss Army Knife people who can do a little bit of everything. Once your company gets big, you need a bunch of kitchen knife people who do one thing very, very well.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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Learn the basics of writing Learn the basics of branding Learn the basics of ad buying Learn the basics of marketing Learn the basics of videography Learn the basics of photography Learn the basics of graphic design Learn the basics and you’ll be better than most

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

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Mastery is an endless quest to reduce effort without reducing effectiveness.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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Want to get better at social media? Become an expert in any one of the following: • Photography • Editing • Ad buying • Sales • Marketing • Copywriting • Crisis comms • Psychology • Empathy • Industry trends • Graphic design • Cultural trends • Customer acquisition

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

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If you’ve been leading people in an organization for more than a year or two and you know how to do their job better than them, you’re the problem.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

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You can learn more from watching what people do than listening to people talk.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

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Your thoughts shape the world you see. The world you see shapes the experiences you have. Your experiences shape your thoughts.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

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Very few people want to start a company. If you're thinking about giving it a shot, you probably should. There's no better way to build wealth and acquire knowledge – and you can always go back to being a very valuable employee armed with your experiences if it doesn't work out.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

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The actual way you learn: Experience, & Reflection, & Abstraction, & Action. This is the learning loop.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

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Nearly every entrepreneur I talk so says hiring is their biggest challenge. The world is starving for competent people with a strong work-ethic.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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My philosophy of writing: • Write every day. • Write in public to improve the quality of your thinking. • Write for clarity, not to impress people. • Write about your curiosities. You don’t need to be an expert. • Write for the most intelligent person you know.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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One of the biggest problems in organizations is that people with no relevant knowledge help make the decisions.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

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You don't have to learn everything through direct experience. A great advantage is given to those who let the hindsight of others become their foresight.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

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Experiences that make you feel dumb make you smart.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

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Your experiences are infinatiely small in the context of what's happened in the world and yet they shape everything about how you think about the world. A meta cogntitive bias comes from an inability to see outside of ourselves.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

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The difference between the expert and the average in any field is the speed at which they adapt to reality.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

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Competency will make you a living. Creativity will make you rich.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

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The people who have failed the most have the most to teach but are often listened to the least.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

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Goal for your 20s: Get really good at doing something valuable, but scarce. Then, advertise your skills.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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If you put 10,000 hours practicing the piano, you will almost certainly become a great pianist. If you put 10,000 hours into your business, it doesn’t necessarily translate to anything! The first kind has a predictable relationship to effort. The second kind doesn’t.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo