Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah quotes on life

I tweet about startups, growing businesses, and product strategy. Co-founder of @usefyi and @producthabits with @MarieProkopets. Past: @crazyegg & KISSmetrics.

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Basic ways to maintain consistent energy throughout your day: ☕️ Reduce (or quit) caffeine 🍩 Limit sugar 🥗 Eat when you are hungry 💧 Drink lots of water 😊 Move past negative emotions 👶 Start things with baby steps 🧘🏻‍♀️ Meditate What do you do?


Everything changes once you realize that you are the only person in your own way. Nobody else is getting in the way of what you want.


When everything feels like a priority nothing gets prioritized. If your efforts are scattered, outcomes will be too. Discipline and persistence lead to unimaginable outcomes. Basic steps to take when you’re struggling: 🤔 Prioritize 🎯 Focus 🤓 Execute 🧠 Review ⚡️ Repeat


When you make a mistake, own it. Simple and very effective rule.


It took me way too long to internalize the fact that if you don’t ask for what you want, the answer is no anyway.


Nothing beats people caring for other people. In life and in business.


Not caring what other people think about you seems to be a superpower in the age of social media.


Encouragement is more important than advice.


You don’t really understand your limits until you actually hit them. This means you should always aim higher than what you think you can achieve.


“It depends.” Most advice should come with that two word disclaimer. But it doesn’t. If you’re in a position to give someone advice, make sure you understand their situation first. Asking good questions can be more impactful than any advice you can give.


Admiting you did something wrong and apologizing for it is not a sign of weakness. It’s a demonstration of your maturity. Don’t let your ego get in the way of your relationships by being too proud to be wrong.


You’ll never make everyone happy. So, stop trying. Spend your energy to make yourself happy instead. Others will be happy because you are, not because you made them happy. I used to confuse my own happiness with other people’s until I realized this simple truth.


We judge what we don’t understand.


No two people experience life in the same way. That’s why it’s important to not force your opinions upon others. Whatever resonates gets picked up. The rest, at best goes in one ear and out the other. Be mindful of how you share your opinions.


Everybody says things. Be a person who also does the things you say you will do.


Change is easy. It’s our emotions that are hard. When you’re faced with change in your life, remember that the emotions pass but the change tends to last.


Learn to ask great questions.


The final frontier isn’t space. It’s our minds.


Not everything you do will work out. That’s the way it should be. Put conviction behind what you do and give it your best. What works is what’ll be remembered and whatever failed won’t matter before you know it.


Whatever triggers you, rules you.


Don’t believe everything you believe.


If you don’t change, things won’t change.


When you know that you have a long road ahead, find your way to enjoy the journey.


If you believe that every thing happens for a reason, you will lead a happier life. You'll waste less time & tackle obstacles with resolve.


A good rule of thumb in life is to choose your words thoughtfully.


Celebrate success but don’t marinate in it.


Sometimes, the best thing for you happens in the worst possible way.


Aim to have more days that end with a huge smile.


Once I realized the person I want to be for myself, not anyone else, life got so much easier.

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