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Lean Learnings

Subtracting Your Way to Success?

Why more is not always better

Photo by Volkan Olmez on Unsplash

Derek Sivers, in his book Hell Yeah or No, talks about the following mental model for making decisions.

Imagine, for a minute, that your life is on a number line. 0 is on the left. 10 is on the right. You are currently at a 7. And you want to get to a 5. How do you get to the 5 if you are a 7? Can you add 10? 100? No, you end up…

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Wang Yip

Wang Yip

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Author of Essential Habits. I write about personal development, work and managing your career. Connect with me at www.wangyip.ca