Shane Parrish

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Founder Farnam Street. Reader & writer. Student & teacher. Leader and follower.

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The most important things in life are measured internally. You have an inner scoreboard. Playing to someone else’s scoreboard is easy. But when you look up at the end after winning, you’ll feel empty as you discover you won the wrong game. You get one life. Play your own game.

2

A Map is not the territory. You are not your title. An online dating profile is not the person. Metrics are not the goal.

3

Human nature doesn’t change much. The methods by which we attempt to achieve our desires changes.

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