Before long, instead of avoiding me, buyers were contacting me to find out what we were working on. The confidence I displayed by not pitching them meant they were genuinely interested in what we might be doing.
being busy isn't the same as being productive. And making the right thing happen is far more valuable than making something happen.
Coming into a world with an open mind and a blank sheet of paper allows you to question fundamental norms. You're not being held back by convention; you never have to say "but it's the way we've always done it". Getting excited about new worlds is infectious.
5 key questions to help you minimise risk and maximise outcomes I've always felt like a risk-averse person. But when I tell friends this, they laugh. Many of them tell me I'm a huge risk taker. So I thought I might share twelve of the biggest career decisions I've taken so far
I don't know a single successful person that worked hard who didn't end up in a bad way at some point. But I've learned that the most successful people are careful with their time, and often do less hours that their peers.