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Make Yourself Uncomfortable

Make Yourself Uncomfortable

Leave home at least once to see the change in your everyday surroundings. Make your brain 🧠 uncomfortable by going to different places, meeting different kind of people who do things differently than you.

If you want to complain about the way other people make software, then complain by making a better one.


  • Make yourself a budget
  • Live within your means
  • Get educated for as cheap as you can
  • Say no to consumer culture


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Be Obscure Or Undiscovered

Be Obscure Or Undiscovered

In the beginning, obscurity is good as you are unknown, so there is no pressure of performance and no image to maintain in public.

GraduallyDo good work and share it with people, wonder at something and invite others to wonder with you.


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Use Your Hands

Use Your Hands

Step away from screen, do some work/art, but perform physically.

Go through the motions, Screens should get ‘on’ after you plan or think about any idea completely.

Bring your body into work, art that only comes from the head isn’t any good


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Always Be Learning

Always Be Learning

  • School is one thing/education is another.
  • Be curious about anything, then go deeper into one thing than anybody else, that’s how you’ll get ahead.
  • Google everything from your dreams, problems, solutions, foolish questions. This way you’ll either get your answers or you’ll c...


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Practice Productive Procrastination

Practice Productive Procrastination

We must have 2 or more projects at hand, so if we bored from one, move to other and if we get sick of other we can switch to third or start the first where we left.

Bounce between these side projects and hobbies to practice this productive procrastination.

Combine all your hobbies/pa...


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Climb Your Own Family Tree

Climb Your Own Family Tree

Chew on 1 thinker/role model you like, Study everything about him & then find the 3 people he follows/loves and now study them like you study him and repeat the process as many times as you can.

Climb up the tree as far as you can go. Once you build your tree, its time to start your own br...


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Write What You Like

Write What You Like

Draw the art you want to see,

Start the business you want to run,

Play the music you want to hear,

Write the books you want to read

Build the products you want to use.


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Where To Steal From

Where To Steal From

  • Films
  • Music
  • Books
  • Paintings
  • Photos
  • Poems
  • Dreams
  • Random Conversations
  • Architecture
  • Street Signs
  • Trees
  • Clouds
  • Nature
  • Water
  • Light
  • Shadows
  • Anything

Steal th...


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Immature poets imitate; Mature poets steal; Bad poets deface, what they take:

But, Good poets make it into something better, different and unique.



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An Artist is a COLLECTOR, not HOARDER.

Just collect the more good ideas and choose from them to be influenced by



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Benefits Of Dayjob

Benefits Of Dayjob

  • It gives you money
  • Connections to the world
  • Routine

A Day Job put you to the path of other human beings, learn from them, steal from them like

  • Library job can teach how to research
  • Web design job can teach how to build website
  • Copywriti...


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What Is An IDEA

What Is An IDEA

Every new idea is just a remix of one or more previous ideas like Genetics.


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Save Your Thefts For Later

Save Your Thefts For Later

  • Always carry a pen and paper or any tool with you wherever you go to collect ideas and put them into a ‘Swipe File’ (Open this whenever you need any inspiration)


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Start When You Are Ready

Start When You Are Ready

If you are ready for creating something, just start making. Don’t wait for the specific or perfect time, just start


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  • Start copying as we learn almost everything by copying e.g. Writing by copying alphabets, music by playing scales repeatedly.
  • Those who don’t want to imitate anything, produce nothing.
  • Figure out about who to copy and how to copy.


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Content Curator

This article briefly teach you to get ideas from anywhere in the world as we are on a planet of artistic ones.

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We all spend, save, and invest differently. That’s because we’re all inherently different people with different personalities. 

Knowing your financial personality can help you make a plan to spend more responsibly and come up with a budget that works for you.

Break Out of Your Comfort Zone

  • Do everyday things differently. Make a change (large or small) in the way you do things on a day-to-day basis.
  • Take your time making decisions. Making educated decisions can push you out of your comfort zone. Think, don't just react.
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Align objectives with appropriate types of communication

Align objectives with appropriate types of communication

Make clear what type of communication you are going to have in light of the objectives and priorities. 

If your goal is to have people with different opinions work through their differences (i.e., open-minded debate), you’ll run your meeting differently than if its goal is to educate.

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