“Promises are like debt — they accrue interest. The longer you wait to fulfill them, the more they cost to pay off.”
“Generally, if someone tells you he will pay you back, he will not pay you back. The more assertive the promise, the more likely he will break it.”
“For the past eight years, I’ve sent quarterly personal updates. Every January, April, July, and October, I send out an email to about 200 or so of my friends and colleagues.”
“Blue light (i.e. that stuff that streams out of your computer and phone screens) boosts your convergent thinking ability while walking increases your divergent thinking ability.”
“The problem with this argument is that it’s one crafted by the media and Wall Street, not by the consumers who use the platform.”
“You are what you share.” — Charles W. Leadbeater
1. Most people don’t question rules. But most successful people do.
2. Every rule is designed to level the playing field or tilt it.
3. Rules are created to protect the status quo — not to spur innovation.
You’ve got a good idea and you know it — congrats!
But even good ideas can be made better.
Here are a few quick questions to help you fine-tune your idea and take it to the next level before you unleash it on the world.
“67% of employees said, ‘Yes, I’m afraid of something at work.’ 78% of employees said, ‘Yes, there’s something we should measure in the company that we currently don’t.’”
“The concept of a cheat day is that you reward yourself for one day as the result of depriving yourself for all the other days. But cheat days don’t reward you; they ruin you.”