Best 27 Quotes & Tweets on Training yourself

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1

All self-help boils down to "choose long-term over short-term."

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

2

If they can train you to do it, then eventually they will train a computer to do it.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

3

What kills your dreams isn't a lack of competence, but rather confidence. Confidence comes from how you talk to yourself.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

4

The primary method of learning is trial and error.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

5

The school system is a training ground for the jobs you don’t want to have

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

6

All the smartest people I know have mastered the art of teaching themselves

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

7

Calm your mind. Train your body. Master your craft. Be present in the moment.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

8

It's hard to escape average performance if you need someone to make sure you're focused and disciplined. The best — in any field — drive themselves when no one is around. They don't need someone pushing them.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

9

To improve at something, consistently put yourself in an uncomfortable place. Start a startup, train for a marathon, or commit to writing every day. Get comfortable with being uncomfortable.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

10

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.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

11

You don't control your initial trajectory in life (country of birth, parents, diet, initial education, etc.) but—for the vast majority of people—at some point, you take control of your own trajectory (you can educate yourself, etc).

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

12

Teachers should train like athletes. They should have coaches, watch themselves on video, and study the science of teaching. So obvious, but I‘ve never met a teacher who does all these things. Online education will change that.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

13

Conventional wisdom says that more education is better. But I think we need less. People should be able to find their first jobs with 12-18 months of vocational training. Then, once they're financially stable, we should encourage them to continue their education.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

14

You're either designing your own lifestyle or following one constructed by people wanting to get something from you.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

15

The more self-motivated you are, the less you have to pay for education

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

16

Building stuff and writing essays is the best way to educate yourself.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

17

Note to self: High standards will make you stand out. Perfectionism will make you burn out.

Katelyn Bourgoin

Katelyn Bourgoin

@KateBour

18

Train your brain to come up with good ideas, by coming up with good ideas.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

19

The primary function of the conscious mind is to train the unconscious mind.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

20

Train to build your business like Michael Jordan trained to play basketball.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

21

When you take someone’s advice dogmatically, you’ve stopped thinking for yourself. Apply what resonates with you, disgregard what doesn’t.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

22

You can train yourself to become smarter. One of the best ways to do that is to expand the set of mental models you use to think.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

23

Teach yourself how to become the best possible version of yourself.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

24

Every artist has their own rhythm. Some artists are prolific. Van Gogh finished more than 860 oil paintings in a decade. Others take their time. Robert Caro has spent the last 44 years studying one man, Lyndon B. Johnson. Study your DNA. Then find your tempo.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

25

Investing in yourself is a hedge against everyone else.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

26

Invest more in yourself, become more investable.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

27

The professional knows you’re aren’t born a professional, you become one.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish