Proverbs, slogans, dictums, sayings, or simply quotes are fascinating to me as they condense a whole story into a few words or sentences. Most of these as Naval Ravikant so distinctively said, read just as a collection of quotes, cool and maybe inspirational for the moment, but you will forget about them and move on. If you can compact the learning that you accumulated through your life in quotes, so that you can quickly recall them: that’s when quotes are really powerful.
Don’t let perfect by the enemy of good
This quote has been very important to me and I find myself often thinking about it, as I strive to deliver perfect results or results that I am proud of. But like this blog: I start to write a lot of articles, make a few good enough to press “Publish” and then later on go back to the ones I really care about and refine them to make them better. If found this on the Wikipedia Page about the origins of the quote: “If you never miss a plane, you’re spending too much time at the airport.”Economist George Stigler
The future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed.
You might not think about it, but you probably are doing things that will become common in the future. Don’t loose sight that not everyone can or will want to move at the same pace as you, be it Climate Change, Crypto or even the newest Social App. Another way of looking at it is through history of course: The Industrial Revolution and the Age of Steam and Railways started both in the UK, the Age of Oil, Automotive and Mass Production in the US. Because of the internet the next revolution will probably not come from one place on…