Jack Butcher

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Unemployed. Built @visualizevalue, building @value.

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Everyone wants an extreme outcome, few can sustain extreme input.

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Once you understand compound interest, you do everything differently. - Eat - Work - Study - Exercise - Relationships It’s literally a life saving concept.

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If you’re scared to start something because you might fail, here’s a reminder: you’re already failing.

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Thinking comes from reading, knowing comes from trying.

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The common regret in anything worth doing is not starting earlier.

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1. Do it. 2. Do it well. 3. Do it different.

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Do lots of things once until you find something you'd like to do twice.

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Learn how it’s done by doing it.

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If it helps one person, it's worth doing. (You are a person.)

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Risk increases when you do something. Risk increases when you do nothing.

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We spend more time justifying why it can’t be done than trying to do it.

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Good things come to those who don't wait for permission.

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There is no book that can do your work for you.

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Advice is abundant. Execution is scarce.

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People who get things done have one thing in common: Doing things.

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The sooner you start, the sooner you improve.

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Knowing better is easy, doing better is hard.

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An information advantage only applies if you’re doing something.

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We're almost always doing less than we're capable of.

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Thinking is made clearer by doing.

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Finding something worth doing is something worth doing.

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To teach what you do, do what you teach.

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Spend less time doing things other people are doing.

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How to write insightfully: Get more insight. How to get more insight: Fail more. How to fail more: Do more.

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Don't stop doing what's working before it stops working.

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Edge is built by doing, not knowing.

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How to get more done: Schedule time to do nothing.

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How to erase your edge: Do the same things as everyone else.

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There's no substitute for action.

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You don’t “find your passion” sitting around waiting for inspiration to strike, you find it in the process of experiencing new things and developing new skills. Work reveals all.

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The more experiments you run, the more opportunity you reveal.

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Concentrate output by limiting input.

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Learn once, apply twice.

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To do significant things, embrace your insignificance.

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Theory can’t buy you time.

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Spend the energy you would’ve spent arguing making something that argues for you.

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The internet shortens the amount of time between learning something and implementing it to virtually zero. It also shortens the amount of time to learn from what you implemented. Learn, implement, learn. This loop compounds exponentially.

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The precursor to doing something well and getting paid handsomely: Doing it terribly, for free.

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Don't stop doing what works before it stops working.

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