Don't let pride guide your focus

“Whenever you create something you’re proud of, there’s a natural tendency to want to tell everybody about your success. Look at me. I am so great! The more you share, the more addicted you become to the attention and the less you focus on the work that made you proud in the first place.”

— Sam Dogen

Started the day of with this great read. It’s important to remember that ego isn’t something you have, or that some people were born with, it slips in whenever we’re not watching.

Egocentrism is the lazy default, the black hole inside every human that we need to constantly struggle away from.