James Clear @JamesClear · May 24

You can borrow knowledge, but not action.

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James Clear @JamesClear · May 25

The greater the success, the less it was due to one thing.

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James Clear @JamesClear · May 25

Nitpickers are more focused on being right than being useful.

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James Clear @JamesClear · May 25

Be forgiving with your past self. Be strict with your present self. Be flexible with your future self.

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James Clear @JamesClear · May 26

Podcast listeners: Assuming you love the show, what is your ideal frequency for new episodes?

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James Clear @JamesClear · May 26

Twitter becomes more useful if, after every tweet, you ask yourself, "When is this true?" The character limit removes nuance and makes people sound more confident than usual. Even the best ideas have limitations. Finding the window of truth for an idea makes it more useful.

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James Clear @JamesClear · May 26

3 ideas to try if you’re overdosing on social media during quarantine: 1) Unfollow 3 accounts that make you feel worse (e.g. cause comparison, guilt, envy) 2) Put a better distraction on your home screen (e.g. Audible, podcasts) 3) Delete apps at breakfast, reinstall at dinner

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James Clear @JamesClear · May 27

Be “selectively ignorant.” Ignore topics that drain your attention. Unfollow people that drain your energy. Abandon projects that drain your time. Do not keep up with it all. The more selectively ignorant you become, the more broadly knowledgable you can be.

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James Clear @JamesClear · May 28

The latest 3-2-1 newsletter just went out! 🔥🔥🔥 Each week I share 3 short ideas from me, 2 quotes from others, and 1 question to ponder. Sign up at the link below and spice up your inbox:



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James Clear @JamesClear · May 29

The ideal level of confidence is slightly beyond your actual ability. Never be so detached from reality that you become delusional, but never dip low enough that you become your own bottleneck. Most people are capable of more than they believe.

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