Patience

Brent:

Don’t be impatient. Consider Hemingway: “All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.” Start there. You’re not going to publish a novel by age 20, but, if you work hard and keep working, you might write one true sentence by then. There are no shortcuts, and *sounding* true is not the same as true.

[Patience seems especially difficult in our world. It’s why I’m so amazed at what Bezos pulls off with Amazon’s financials. How do you get all those hard charging investors to accept that the answer is “we’ll get there”. Magic!]

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