Your Tools Don’t Define You.

Jason Ogle
Jun 6, 2017 · 5 min read

You Do.

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I share all of this as a reminder that your tools don’t define you. You define you.

Because you were hungry enough to forget you were tool-deficient. You were driven enough to master your passion. Because you had just enough to do it.

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You are only as good at what you do as the amount of time you spend doing it.

“Practice what you do.”


“Why do we assume that it’s our talent, rather than our effort that decides where we end up in the very long run?” — Angela Duckworth


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User Defenders: Publication

Articles that fight for the users.

Jason Ogle

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Host of @UserDefenders podcast. Human. Designer. Story-Catcher. Deep-Diver. Husband + Father x 7. Has a personal relationship with the Creator of the Universe.

User Defenders: Publication

Articles that fight for the users. A companion to the podcast at userdefenders.com

Jason Ogle

Written by

Host of @UserDefenders podcast. Human. Designer. Story-Catcher. Deep-Diver. Husband + Father x 7. Has a personal relationship with the Creator of the Universe.

User Defenders: Publication

Articles that fight for the users. A companion to the podcast at userdefenders.com

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