Sam Altman

Sam Altman quotes on personal growth

American entrepreneur, investor, programmer, and blogger. Former president of Y Combinator.

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The home run theory of careers: What matters is eventually hitting a home run, and the way to do that is training hard and a lot of at-bats. You only have to be right once, and it's ok to be wrong a lot of times. Be bold. Move fast. Work hard. Ignore haters. Keep swinging.

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Let yourself occasionally get a little screwed in exchange for not having to live with your guard up all the time. It’s worth it.

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The most impressive people I know spent their time with their head down getting shit done for a long, long time.

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Specific ambition, combined with relentless execution, is extremely powerful. Non-specific ambition leads to a lot of energy and random movement but no forward progress.

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