Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.
Submitted by fluffymoo almost 3 years ago
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It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them.
Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me ... Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful... that's what matters to me.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — pride, fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.
Submitted by Tim almost 3 years ago