I’m currently reading Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss and this caught my eye:
The biggest mistake you can make is to accept the norms of your timeNeil Strauss on the Tools of Titans book
Thinking about this, all the milestones I’m proud of were in response to a norm I didn’t accept:
- I don’t hold a software engineer degree, but I’m working as a Software Engineer
- I don’t have 10 years of experience, but I’m working remotely
- I started Creative Africa (Now dead, RIP) because I hated the low pay given to African freelancers
If you break the norms, you’re on your way to something great.
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3 responses to “Accepting the norms”
Pleasure to read you Ahmed, keep it up!
Yay, thank you! It’s a pleasure to read such feedback 🙂
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