Best 8 Quotes & Tweets on Sanity

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So much advantage in life comes from be willing to look like an idiot in moment. Three immediate ways this applies: 1. Saying you don't know vs. pretending you do. 2. Doing something different than everyone else. 3. Admitting you made a mistake and correcting.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

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These “Nobody can leave the room (or go home) until we figure this out” declarations you hear in business from time to time make it *harder* to find the solution, not easier. Stepping away, and sleeping on it, is a better approach. Perspective + rest is a friend, not a foe.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

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I’m not busy, I'm working.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

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Some people who love their job will say “my job doesn’t feel like work.” I’ve always found it odd to suggest work should feel bad, and that it’s a good thing to avoid something that “feels like work”. For me, “I love that my job feels like work”. Doesn’t mean I love every day.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

5

80 hour weeks make room for waste, not work.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

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You know what it’s called when your job doesn’t feel like work? It’s called not working! And hopefully you feel that every single day after you’ve put in about 8 hours of actual work!

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

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“Crunch time” isn’t about a lack of time, it’s about unreasonable expectations. Another two weeks won’t solve that. Neither will another month.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

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Most entrepreneurs love hitting the gas pedal, but everyone needs a brake to counter balance. Who's the person who tells you to slow down 🙅‍♀️ Makes you think about second order consequences 🧨 Probes your assumptions🤔 My biz partner Chris plays this role. Who's your brake?

Andrew Wilkinson

Andrew Wilkinson

@awilkinson