“Gradatim ferociter” it’s Jeff Bezos motto for Blue Origin. It means “gradually, ferociously”. You have to be methodical, but also determined, resolute. The logo is a tortoise, because the tortoise is slow and smooth. And smooth is fast. So, to be fast, go slow! Like, less is more. Go slow, but be precise and resolute.
What is overthinking? To me, overthinking means taking too long to make a decision. Weighing the pros and cons of an option to the point where you feel overwhelmed and unable to make up your mind. It is going over the limit of sensible evaluation, to the point of diminishing returns. The further you go […]
Jocko Willink is a retired Navy Seal. In this book he gives great advice on how to manage yourself in order to accomplish more. I find this advice very helpful, as I’ve experienced personally in many situations the inner battle that prevented me from deciding on what to do and then doing it. His approach […]
Edward D. Hess’s book “Hyper-Learning”. Summary, takeaways, quotes, Amazon, Goodreads, Wikipedia, Chapters, reviews…