2020: My year of mantras

After discovering the power of naming behaviors, I settled on my own list of them. These are the guidelines I’ve picked up over the past year that have had a tangible effect on my day to day decisions.

Here they are, the rules I live by boiled down into a tidy little list:

  1. Avoid avoiding (aka, courage over comfort)
  2. Run the experiment.
  3. Clear is kind, unclear is unkind.
  4. Make mistakes of ambition, and not mistakes of sloth.
  5. Action over discussion.
  6. Stop trying to be impressive. Start trying to be warm.
  7. HELL YEAH or no.
  8. It’s just soccer.

If you’re in the mood, my friend and I dug into a few of these on our new podcast.


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