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The benefits of being in play

December 10th, 2011


Here is my favourite quote from the book:

When you finally stop sitting around thinking and get into motion, wonderful things happen. Firstly, you get lots of feedback – both internal and external. The external feedback is about what you´re good at and what you´re not so good at. The internal feedback is how it felt, what you enjoyed and what you didn´t. Record it all.

The other thing is that once you´re in motion, the view is completely different. Just like the view is different for the person who gets on the train compared to the person who stays behind on the platform. In transit all sorts of opportunities present themselves that aren´t visible when you´re sitting at home researching on google. You run into people who can help you on your project; you get recommendations for books you can read and websites you can use, and people ask you to help them with their projects. You might even make some money before you´ve really tried to!

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