Money is Time

Money is Time

Percentages are more useful than numbers for making decisions about time and money.

If you make $10,000 or $1,000,000 and spend 100% of it, the outcome is the same.

No time in the bank.

Money is a store of optionality, which makes it a tool for "making" time.

Life is an incredibly different experience for someone who has 12 months of expenses in the bank vs. 2 weeks.

There are only two ways to change the percentage: make more or spend less.

Money is Time by Visualize Value

Leverage is as much about where you are standing as how much force you are applying.

If you are building something, it is far more useful to focus on the work you are doing to produce the result than the result itself.

The constraint we apply to package our idea determines their reach & resonance. "Make 1 decision to eliminate 1,000 decisions."

Labor is generally a more interchangeable resource than vision.

To help understand this idea, consider the contrast between the two concepts ancient Greeks used to think about time.

It should be relatively simple to identify when we aren't accumulating net new experience, but in practice, it doesn't seem to be.

Language is an incredible tool. It makes it possible for us to externalize what we think and communicate it to others.