“The moment I understood I’d be more regretful if I failed to become a successful writer than a successful entrepreneur, I was no longer distracted by the urge to pursue startups. Instead, I was focused on ensuring I didn’t die without becoming a successful writer.”
This is a must-read if you’re the kind of person who has a million things they want to do and not enough time to do them (and I’m pretty sure you are that kind person).
Julian Shapiro breaks down how to decide what to work on inspired by an approach Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos use that centers around minimizing potential regret and clarifying your individual values.
Related: How to decide which ideas to pursue.