Naval Ravikant

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Indian-American entrepreneur and investor. He is the co-founder, chairman, and former CEO of AngelList.

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Time spent has nothing to do with job done.

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Lasting novels don’t come from literature departments. Successful businesses don’t come from business schools. Scientific revolutions don’t come from research universities. Get your education, then get moving. Find the loners tinkering at the edge.

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Better bored than busy.

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The optimal zone for performance is “slightly hungry.”

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The world is full of millions of winner-take-all games. You can become good, but not great, at anything via books, teachers, and mentors. It takes natural talent and obsession. Create, play, and win the game of you.

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No need for conspiracies when incentives do the job better.

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This may be the last generation that has a powerful tool like the Internet, and the focused attention span to do deep work.

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Founders run every sprint as if they’re about to lose, but grind out the long race knowing that victory is inevitable.

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Be the best in the world at what you do. Keep redefining what you do until this is true.

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You'll do better work if you're bored rather than busy.

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