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Excellence: Different overall winning strategies

  • For big spaces, the problem is exploration. Finding the right combination of elements is more important than becoming the best in a single skill.
  • As the space shrinks down, the problem is optimization. Excellence here is about winning and outperforming the competition.

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Excellence is worth pursuing more than money or status. However, the idea of excellence holds a subtle distinction.

  • At a general level, you have your values. A Buddhist monk and Olympic athlete pursue entirely different philosophies of life. Here, excellence has the most variety. With your particular philosophy, you can explore other niches. You can have a family, career, house. You coul...

The path to any particular destination is narrow, but there are countless possible options to follow.

There are different attitudes needed for excellence, but they depend on the pursuit. Diverse niches require exploration, creativity, and experimentation. But once you focus on a pursuit, you need a mind for efficiency and courage when you face competition.

As a whole, our working lives are more like niches. There are numerous professions, but the path for success in many professions are extremely narrow.

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