"Our culture has become hooked on the quick fix, the life hack, efficiency."
"You’ll have to become addicted to hard work."
"You must win the morning."
"Each hour of his week is dedicated to a particular task and when that hour shows up in real time, he focuses 100 percent on that task."
"Block everything into windows of time, and once your day is scheduled out, you’ll know how much flexibility you have to exercise on a given day and how to maximize it."
"All of us can be the person who flies all day and night only to arrive home to a filthy house, and instead of blaming family or roommates, cleans it up right then because they refuse to ignore duties undone."
"Then I thought of an English middle-distance runner from back in the day named Roger Bannister. When Bannister was trying to break the four-minute mile in the 1950s, experts told him it couldn’t be done, but that didn’t stop him."
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