Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher quotes on time management

Unemployed. Built @visualizevalue, building @value.

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If you have time to consume, you have time to produce.

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Value your time so highly you feel pain when you waste it.

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Every day spent distracted by what we can’t control is a day we don’t spend on what we can.

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There are no refunds on misspent time.

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When you make your first $ on the internet, you’ll realize: Time ≠ money Location ≠ opportunity Hard work ≠ smart work

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Everyone wants an edge, no one wants to spend time sharpening.

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Rough formula for growth: Spend 20% of your day building systems to handle what you do with 80% of your day. With this relationship consistent, your time (and your business) slowly becomes more and more valuable.

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We waste the most time on problems we don't yet have.

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Use time to create systems. Use systems to create time.

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We lose more time to standing still than making mistakes.

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If you don’t value your time, neither will anyone else.

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Everyone looks for a better way to invest money, few look for a better way to invest time.

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Build systems to refund your time.

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Turn ideas into assets. Turn assets into attention. Turn attention into capital. Turn capital into time. Repeat.

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Spend more time figuring out how to spend less time.

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Sell time to buy experience. Sell experience to buy time.

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Trade time for experience. Trade experience for money. Trade money for time.

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Most people struggling to get started spend time figuring out solutions for problems they don't have yet.

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Hard work buys experience, smart work buys time.

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Sell time, buy experience. Sell experience, buy time.

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Sell your time to yourself. Sell the product of your time to everyone else.

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The two sides of the internet: Consume to turn your time into other people’s assets. Produce to turn other people’s time into your assets.

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Financial progress is the process of divorcing your time from your income. It's a long and messy process, but you won't regret getting it done.

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If you have time to criticize, you have time to build.

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

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Turn ideas into assets. Turn assets into income. Turn income into time.

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If your time is for sale, your mind is underleveraged.

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Imagine if artists had to show up and perform a track in person every time someone hit the play button on their phone. That's what you're doing when you sell your time. If your distribution doesn't scale, neither will your income.

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Money is what we need to buy time to earn what money can’t buy.

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Content leverage: Time invested making a video: 45 minutes Runtime of video: 3 minutes Break even on time invested: 15 views 1,000 views = 6,666% ROI on your time

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The more you value your time, the better you spend it.

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How to earn time: Build things that work without you.

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The paradox of wasted time: You have to "waste" a lot of time to make your time valuable, by process of elimination.

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If it doesn't work without you, it doesn't work. You do.

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Store your finite time in assets that work after you’re done working.

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If you don't take your time, someone else will.

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Spend the time you spend convincing yourself it won’t work trying to make it work.

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Technology can steal your time or protect your time. It depends how you use it.

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

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Most people sell their expertise to the market indirectly by selling their time to a business they don't own. Build products and cut out the middle man.

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How to divorce your time and income: 1. Build something you can sell twice. 2. Get really good at selling it.

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We waste time thinking about the time we’ll waste if something doesn’t work.

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Whatever you do, some people will get it, some won’t. Waste no time with those who don’t. Invest time with those who do.

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Own assets or sell time.

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How you spend your time determines how much of your time you can buy back.

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If you have an attention span of 9 seconds, you are above average.

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Selling time is a linear pursuit. Selling value is an exponential pursuit.

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Imagine if artists had to show up and perform a track in person every time someone hit the play button on their phone. That's what you're doing when you sell your time. If your distribution doesn't scale, neither will your income.

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Spend less time doing things other people are doing.

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Free time is the most valuable.

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