David Chartier

147 days ago

Trying to “change the world” was not the mission with which most great or successful things started our with. It’s only our ego, afterwards, that creates these stories. And it blinds us to the traits which actually create success.

How To Change The Story In Your Head That’s Stopping You From Succeeding

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It’s both an inspired way to look at things and also a clichéd trope. It also happens to be rather delusional. Because that’s not how Google started. (Larry Page and Sergey Brin were two Stanford PhDs working on their dissertations.) It’s not how YouTube started.