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Here’s what we’ll cover today:
Mental Model: Good and Bad Procrastination.
Insight: Urgency vs. Importance.
Quote: Odds-Defying Vision.
Question: Total Well-Being.
Visua;: The World Map.
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| Mental Model
Good and Bad Procrastination
Good procrastination is avoiding work with 0 chance of being mentioned in your obituary—like errands.
”Unless you're working on the biggest things you could be, you're type-B procrastinating, no matter how much you're getting done.”
Learn to distinguish between what is urgent and what is important.
Challenge: List your top five priorities and assess whether your daily actions align with these priorities.
Example: Health, relationships, career growth, personal development, and financial stability.
Elon Musk on the importance of challenging conventional wisdom and taking risks:
"When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor. I think it's very important to have a feedback loop, where you're constantly thinking about what you've done and how you could be doing it better. I came to the conclusion that we should aspire to increase the scope and scale of human consciousness in order to better understand what questions to ask. Really, the only thing that makes sense is to strive for greater collective enlightenment. There's a tremendous bias against taking risks. Everyone is trying to optimize their ass-covering."
How can I prioritize self-care and invest in my physical, mental, and emotional well-being?
A Visual I Enjoyed
Have a wonderful Wednesday, all.
Until next time,
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