Sam Altman

Sam Altman quotes on productivity

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

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It’s common to have vision; it’s rare to have plans.

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Annual goals are hard. Try monthly ones! Not so daunting and 12x the feeling of accomplishment. Amazing what you can get done in 12 small pieces.

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If you consistently do something today instead of scheduling a meeting for next week, your career is likely to be far more impactful than most.

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Practice doing what you need to do even when you don't want to. Get it done first so you don't have to keep thinking about it.

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Even fewer people are willing/able to actually execute on plans. People who have a bold vision, specific plans, and execution ability can make magic happen.

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productivity tips: work hard on stuff that matters. don't work on stuff that doesn't matter. (most people screw up the second part.)

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The best founders are always very responsive. I used to wonder why. It indicates decisiveness, focus, intensity, ability to get stuff done.

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