Best 25 Quotes & Tweets on Measure

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1

Everyone has good intentions. Everyone believes they’re doing it for someone or something else. The only true measures are actions and results.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

2

The most important things in life are measured internally. You have an inner scoreboard. Playing to someone else’s scoreboard is easy. But when you look up at the end after winning, you’ll feel empty as you discover you won the wrong game. You get one life. Play your own game.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

3

The measure of wisdom is how calm you are when facing any given situation.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

4

You can't make what you don't measure. If you want to read more books, lose weight, save money, call your parents more frequently, Start measuring.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

5

One way to measure the quality of a book: the number of thoughts you’ve never had before.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

6

The entrepreneurs I admire most think in terms of decades and measure progress hourly.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

7

You become whatever metric you choose to measure yourself by.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

8

My issue with data is that it makes us optimize for what’s easiest to measure while ignoring what’s difficult to measure

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

9

If you want to start a company, look for an important problem that people can’t measure so you can build for years without competition

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

10

Just because you can measure something doesn’t mean it’s valuable. And just because you can’t measure something doesn’t mean it’s worthless. Don’t make the mistake of thinking the only things that matter are the things we can measure.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

11

Most people optimize for what’s easy to measure. The problem is that what’s easy to measure isn’t what necessarily drives results.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

12

The biggest difference between deliberate practice and simple repetition? Feedback. Measurement raises awareness and accelerates learning.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

13

Measure your life by the positive impact you’ve had on other people. In the end, that’s all that really matters.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

14

The things we measure are the things we improve. If you're not measuring, start. If you are, make sure you're measuring the right thing.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

15

A series of excellent online essays is a better signal of clear thinking than most college diplomas

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

16

Teachers can learn from professional sports coaches: • Measure performance • Personalized training programs • Students improve by doing • Fast feedback loops • Inspiring goal to train for My best coaches had ultra-high standards because we shared wins and losses together.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

17

The easiest mistake to make: Focusing on what you can measure instead of what's important.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

18

The quality of what we consume is measured by what we produce.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

19

Just because you can’t measure it doesn’t mean it isn’t important Just because you can’t measure it doesn’t mean it you should ignore it Just because you can’t measure it doesn’t mean it won’t significantly move the needle

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

20

The metrics that matter are immeasurable.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

21

If you want to stay motivated for good, then start with a challenge that is just manageable, measure your progress, and repeat the process.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

22

Three thoughts on measurement: 1) If you want to improve an outcome, measure it. 2) Focus on qualitative metrics at the beginning of a project. Save the quantitative ones for later. 3) Don’t let fear of imperfect measurement stop you from measuring anything at all.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

23

Measure the quality of a brand by the amount of user-generated content you see about it.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

24

Bad goals are out of your control: To write something great today. Good goals are within it, and measurable: To write 1,000 words.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

25

There’s no objective way to measure “smartness” yet it’s often the first thing we use when describing someone.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl