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3 short ideas from James Clear — the author of Atomic Habits, 2 quotes from other people, and 1 question for you.

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3-2-1: The value of nature, controlling your attention, and designing your environment

3-2-1: The value of nature, controlling your attention, and designing your environment

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3 Ideas From Me - #1

“Most people optimize for the day ahead. A few people optimize for 1-2 years ahead. Almost nobody optimizes for 3-4 years ahead (or longer).

The person who is willing to delay gratification longer than most reduces competition and gains a decisive advantage.

Patience is power.”

#2

“The biggest risk to productivity is always the same: working on the wrong thing.”

#3

“Being pleasant and having a good attitude is a simple way to become luckier.

Opportunities come through people, and people are more likely to bring opportunities to people they like.

It's hard to win if your attitude adds friction to every interpersonal experience.”

ALANIS OBOMSAWIN

Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin on the value of nature:

“When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too...

DAVID FOSTER WALLACE

“Twenty years after my own graduation, I have come gradually to understand that the liberal arts cliché about “teaching you how to think” is actually shorthand for a much deeper, more serious idea: Learning how to think really means learning how to exercise some contro...

1 question for you

Look around the rooms where you spend the most time.

What behavior does this space encourage? How can you set things up to make your good habits easier?

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