Shane Parrish

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

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Listening is difficult because it involves suppressing your ego long enough to consider what is being said before you respond.

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Focus on *how* you respond You don’t control ... What people say about you; The situation you're put in; Where you start in life; If people treat you fairly; What other people do; You control *how* you respond.

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How well you play the game is determined by how you play the cards you were dealt, not the hand you got.

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Anyone can do something once. One time success is largely based on what you know (and luck). Repeated success, however, is less about what you know and more about how you respond to what you don't know.

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Listening is difficult because it involves suppressing your ego long enough to consider what is being said before you respond.

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So much of life is getting up one more time than you fall down.

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