Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher quotes on taking action

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Starting something = 0.1% of effort Doing it consistently = 99.9% of effort

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Thinking comes from reading, knowing comes from trying.

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Knowledge acquired is potential. Knowledge applied is profit.

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Until a lesson is applied, it is memorized, not learned.

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

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Action uncomplicates thinking.

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

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

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Action will give you the answer.

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You are not what you’ve done. You are what you keep doing.

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

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

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How to never run out of things to talk about: Do things.

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Most people are addicted to opinion but allergic to action.

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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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1. Get better at doing. 2. Get better at communicating.

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

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Progress = doing more with less.

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Information changes your mind. Action changes your circumstances.

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Advice doesn't work. Action does.

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Progress is deciding what to stop doing.

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Consuming information doesn't make you smart. Applying information makes you smart.

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We act on what we believe is possible, not what is possible.

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The simpler the plan, the harder it is to stick to.

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We succeed by reducing friction. Between thinking and doing. Between waiting and asking. Between trying and failing.

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Learn how it’s done by doing it.

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You won't know whether something is worth doing until you start doing it.

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To like what you do, do what you like.

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Hard work is how you earn experience. Smart work is how you deploy experience.

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

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What we believe is what we do, wether or not it’s true.

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“Content strategy”: Learn, implement, share.

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Two ways to close any gap: Action (do what needs to be done) Satisfaction (stop complaining)

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There's no substitute for action.

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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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Action is the only differentiator.

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Information changes mental circumstance. Action changes physical circumstance.

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Theory can’t buy you time.

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People learn by doing. Give them something to do.

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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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To have more ideas, take more action.

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No action, no lesson. No lesson, no progress. No progress, no profit.

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Mute noise, make signal.

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Our future always depends on what we do next.

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The more you try, the less you know you know.

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Inspiration surplus, action deficit.

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