Keep searching for it. Make mistakes and learn from them. Read books to learn even more from other people’s failures.
Whatever kind of success you’re looking for, don’t stop until you’ve cracked the code.
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When you feel stuck, don't blame your bad luck, the economy, your fate or other people. These things have nothing to do with you unhappiness,
You must find the patterns in whatever you’re trying to achieve.
Don’t worry about the things you can’t control. And only focus on things you do control.
The kind of patience that leads to success is not the same as waiting. Waiting has no benefits. Investing time doesn't do anything on its own.
The kind of patience needed for success is an active, self-doubting kind of patience. It's putting in enormous amounts of work, reviewing the work, questioning if it was the right work, then making adjustments and trying again.
We are judged by what we can do for others. For instance, saving children or removing a tumor. Social reward is just a network effect. Reward comes down mostly to the number of people you impact.
However, we judge ourselves differently. We judge ourselves by our thoughts. “I’m a good person”. “I’m better than this.”