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Lesson 4: Learn to love your own company

Nikola Tesla believed deeply in the power of solitude.

“Be alone,” said Tesla. “That is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.”

During time alone, we can reflect and think creatively, rather than diluting our attention with an endless number of distractions.

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