Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish quotes on motivation

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If you don't challenge yourself, you won't fail. If never fail you'll lack the knowledge and motivation to deliver when it matters most. If you're not occasionally getting your ass kicked, you're not pushing hard enough.

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When motivation is high focus on doing hard things. When motivation is low focus on tiny, easy things.

3

Adding too much value often reduces outcomes. For example, slightly better ideas executed with less motivation often give you worse outcomes than slightly worse ideas executed with more motivation. When in doubt, let people own the problem they are solving.

4

Love is rocket fuel for life.

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