Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish quotes on hindrance

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1

Things that reduce the odds of long-term success: + Saying yes to too many things. + Making excuses. + Staying up late. + Eating poorly. + Checking email first thing in the AM. + Working more to fix being busy. + Buying things you don't have the money for.

2

It’s easier to believe that something else is holding us back from what we want than to face the reality that we hold ourselves back.

3

The biggest impediment to increasing velocity is the number of assholes in your life.

4

The biggest threat to your organization isn't external competition, it's internal culture.

5

Sometimes I wonder how much our inability to say I don't know [the answer, how I feel, what to do] is because no one says those things to us.

6

If you can’t adapt, changes become threats instead of opportunities.

7

Obstacles are there to show us how badly we want something.

8

The key to ego is distinguishing between when it's serving you and when it's getting in your way.

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