Best 79 Quotes & Tweets on Gratification

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If you want to be rewarded, you have to be irreplaceable. If you want to be irreplaceable, you have to be unique. If you want to be unique, you have to be authentic. If you want to be authentic, stop listening to everyone and everything else. It’s drowning “you” out.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

2

Sources of personal competitive advantage: - delayed gratification - capital - network (who you know) - unique skills or combinations - platform - ability to suffer - family / home life - speed - ability to change your mind - ability to learn/adapt

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

3

Subtract incentives from advice.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

4

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

5

No need for conspiracies when incentives do the job better.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

6

Mastery requires both impatience and patience. The impatience to have a bias toward action, to not waste time, and to work with a sense of urgency each day. The patience to delay gratification, to wait for your actions to accumulate, and to trust the process.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

7

A good choice may go unrewarded for a long time. The best choices tend to provide exponential returns and a hallmark of any compounding process is that the greatest rewards are delayed. Things don't really take off until years later. Keep working. Be patient.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

8

People who arbitrage time will almost always outperform. The first order thought of instant gratification is a crowded path, ensuring mediocre results at best. Delayed gratification, which requires second order thinking, is less crowded and more likely to get results.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

9

Society is becoming accustomed to delaying gratification less and less, which means the payoff of delaying gratification grows more and more.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

10

We live in an age of infinite leverage, and the economic rewards for genuine intellectual curiosity have never been higher.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

11

A school you pay to learn. A good job pays you to learn.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

12

Writing online is a superpower. The Internet rewards people with obscure interests. Writing online will help you find other like-minded hobbyists who you wouldn’t be able to find in real-life.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

13

The world rewards the people who are best at communicating ideas, not the people with the best ideas.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

14

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

15

Life's greatest rewards are reserved for those who help others succeed.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

16

The Internet rewards people who work fast. Code fast. Write fast. Design fast. On the Internet, the cost of publishing is free and the algorithms reward people who publish frequently. That's why so many of the top creators are prolific. Learn to work fast.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

17

The Industrial Age rewarded people who worked hard. The Information Age rewards people who are obsessed.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

18

We reward our good behavior with bad behavior and wonder why we don’t make progress.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

19

Here's what I've learned about launching online products. 1. Give tons of free stuff away. The Internet rewards people who teach. Share your best ideas for free, and you will attract an audience of like-minded people. Build an audience before you launch your first product.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

20

Do not improve your product based on the feedback of those who do not use your product. Improve your product by talking to the people who already use your product, but aren't in love with it. Reward early adopters, who in turn will reward you with more users.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

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Your subconscious mind determines most of your behavior. Your environment communicates with your subconscious. Environments of trust, respect, shared sacrifice and rewards, kindness, understanding, tolerance, communicate with people's subconscious minds and unleash potential.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

22

If you help without expecting anything in return, you will eventually get something in return.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

23

Delaying gratification is one of the key factors for future success in product, entrepreneurship & life. To delay gratification means to be able to function under stress. Impulsivity is a cancerous state-of-mind designed to obliterate your ability to play the long game.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

24

A simple explanation for a large amount of human behavior: Most days, we'd rather be wrong with the crowd than be right by ourselves. The reward of belonging to the tribe and being accepted is often greater than the reward of winning an argument, looking smart, or finding truth.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

25

Smart people never reward solving a problem that should have been avoided in the first place.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

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Fact: Many studies have shown the ability to delay gratification is a crucial life skill and leads to greater success in a range of areas. Proposal: Those who appear to be good at delaying gratification are actually good at finding alternative ways to be satisfied in the moment.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

27

Start-ups reward people who care too much. Corporations are incredulous of people who care too much.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

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Every market I've seen eventually punishes clever investors and rewards patient ones. Cryptocurrencies will be no different.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

29

You get more of whatever you give attention to.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

30

Make the process the prize and you’ll never stop winning.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

31

You can only be prolific if doing the work brings you more joy than the rewards

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

32

The Internet rewards people who learn in public.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

33

The internet rewards creators. People under-estimate the benefits of creation and over-estimate the benefits of consumption. Create more. Consume less.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

34

Participation trophies are great. Making kids feel good about participating rather than competing is a completely healthy dynamic that we should celebrate rather than demean.

DHH

DHH

@dhh

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If you want to see the future of marketing, study YouTubers. Three lessons: 1) Collaborations are an efficient way to grow your audience. 2) Audiences are drawn to enthusiasm like moths to a flame. 3) The internet rewards people who are prolific. Publish consistently.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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Incentives are more important than goals. Setting a goal tells people what you want them to do. Designing incentives tells people what they will be rewarded for doing. When the incentives are right, you don't even need goals.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

37

The process is the prize.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

38

The Internet rewards people with strong beliefs

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

39

Teachers can motivate students with fear or reward, but only self-directed learning works in the long run

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

40

Use work to earn proof. Use proof to earn leverage. Use leverage to earn time.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

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The market doesn’t reward you for getting better, it rewards you for convincing people you’re better.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

42

If you want people to do more of something, reward them for it.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

43

How to never benefit from your ideas: Keep them in your head.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

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The Internet rewards people who are different. If you want to build an audience, write about things other people aren’t writing about. You don’t need to be the world’s best writer. But you should try to be unique.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

45

Exponential gains are driven by incremental behavior. Keep going.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

46

Build once, benefit forever. That's my motto for building software-based products. Obsess over details at the beginning, and let robots take care of the rest. Make things that stand the test of time.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

47

I believe brands should reward their followers for taking the time to follow them.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

48

The ability to delay gratification and strong impulse control are crucial startup skills that now apply to just about everyone.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

49

The process is the prize.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

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Great ideas will feed your ego. Great execution will feed your family.

Katelyn Bourgoin

Katelyn Bourgoin

@KateBour