3 quotes for April 16, 2021

James Clear. Seth Godin. Bruce Lee.

A simple rule for life and work:
Don’t rush, but don’t wait.
Thoughtful action.

– James Clear

If you don't subscribe to James Clear's 3-2-1, I highly recommend it. It is a quick read but one you should spend a few minutes (at least) thinking about.


Because when it comes to people, normal is an artificial construct, the center of a statistical bell curve but not a standard that we ought to seek to achieve, even if we could.Normal is a distribution, not a person.

– Seth Godin

Seth Godin is amongst the smartest communicators I've read/listened to.


A goal is not always meant to be reached. It often serves simply as something to aim at.

– Bruce Lee

When we set lofty goals and fail, we become discouraged and disillusioned. But the journey is the destination - and picking a lofty destination can elevate us. By making us push ourselves out of our comfort zone. So, rewiring success can come in handy. This can be difficult though - we cannot set ourselves up to fail arbitrarily by seeking unrealistic goals. At the same time, setting low goals cannot push us.


Thanks for reading. Hope something caught your attention for a few minutes. Do share anything that catches your fancy.