Process > Prize

Process > Prize

 "If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability." – Henry Ford

It's comforting to think that hitting a certain target or achieving a definable milestone will bring us lasting comfort.

Often referred to as the "big break" — the idea that a pivotal moment of some kind is going to occur and change our reality.

What we seem to gloss over, is the thing we're doing right now to produce that moment or milestone, is the only thing we can actually rely on.

The clichéd "trust the process" is really just pointing us toward the only thing we can trust, our own effort.

Process vs Prize by Visualize Value

Learning is like climbing an infinite ladder.

We're conditioned to think of a single percentage point as an almost non-consequential gain. In conventional wisdom investing, 1% would be laughed at.

How long it takes to learn something is a better proxy for how valuable something is than how long it takes to do something.

It's comforting to think that hitting a certain target or achieving a definable milestone will bring us lasting comfort.

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

An abundance of connectivity means you’re only ever a second away from another opinion.

Expecting to excel in anything without consistent practice is the easiest way to lose.