What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20

Reading notes for book What-I-Wish-I-Knew-When-I-Was-20

  • Problem solving ability is important
  • People becomes too used to something to find the best solution
  • Get out of comfort zone
  • Identify problems in your midst and then relentlessly working to solve them by challenging traditional assumptions
  • Turn problems into opportunities

    “All cool things happen when you do things that are not the automatic next step”

  • Figure out how your skills can be translated to a different setting
  • Learn from failure
  • Learn when to call it quits - sunk costs
  • If you aren’t failing sometimes, then you probably aren’t taking enough risks
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