The adoption curve meme is a helpful device for thinking about relative understanding and distribution of a technology or behavior.

In a world with infinite optionality, focus is the only path to freedom.

Operating with the assumption that you'll get something right the first time you try is not only unrealistic, but incredibly counterproductive. 

A reminder that everything is relative and we can inflate the ceiling on our expectations infinitely.
Focusing on something for an incredibly long time is how we build strong and lasting knowledge, businesses, and relationships.

It's hard to know to what degree what you're doing right now is contributing to what you'll be doing in the future.

In a market without physical constraints, you can build products and make media with close to zero cost of replication.
While zooming out will sometimes reveal you are completely wasting your time, it may also deliver the perspective required to keep going.

When learning anything, it's often the case that we're immediately confronted with how little we know about the thing we're trying to learn.

It's one thing to be able to broadcast your work to every corner of the earth to find clients and customers — it's another for that work to become a conduit for meeting lifelong friends.