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  • Matt Steel

    Ben – thanks for the kind words. I love your addition! You're absolutely right. We (myself included) so often get caught up in results that we miss the beauty of the process.

    • Ben Goldhirsh

      indeed. it's easier said than done, but well worth it when its clicking.

  • Ben Goldhirsh

    Hey Matt, really loved this piece you wrote. I think slowing down is the coolest and hardest thing, and totally agree with the times quotation regarding the hedge against emptiness. Along with your list, I'd add a 9th bullet - enjoy it. I find when I get caught up in what lies ahead, I forget that I actually enjoy what lies ahead, but when it exists as something down the road, it drives anxiety. I'm trying to avoid that by knowing that I like problems, and I like most of the stuff I do, and letting myself live into that is a fun challenge. Anyhow, thanks for sharing this. And your site, company, and work look really awesome.