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Getting good doesn't feel like being good

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January 31, 2019
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Getting good doesn't feel like being good

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Tal Raviv

January 31, 2019
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  1. @talraviv talraviv.org getting good doesnt feel like being good

  2. @talraviv talraviv.org getting stronger

  3. @talraviv talraviv.org getting stronger doesnt feel like being one of

    those strong people
  4. @talraviv talraviv.org becoming a high functioning team

  5. @talraviv talraviv.org becoming a high functioning team doesnt feel like

    being that high functioning team next door
  6. @talraviv talraviv.org exercising resilience

  7. @talraviv talraviv.org exercising resilience doesnt feel like being one of

    those really resilient people
  8. @talraviv talraviv.org mastering a skill

  9. @talraviv talraviv.org mastering a skill doesnt feel like being a

    master of a skill
  10. @talraviv talraviv.org getting better at focus

  11. @talraviv talraviv.org getting better at focus doesnt feel like youre

    a focused person
  12. @talraviv talraviv.org getting in shape

  13. @talraviv talraviv.org getting in shape doesnt feel like being in

    shape
  14. @talraviv talraviv.org building up courage

  15. @talraviv talraviv.org building up courage doesnt feel like being a

    courageous person
  16. @talraviv talraviv.org getting better at time management

  17. @talraviv talraviv.org getting better at time management doesnt feel like

    being those people who are good at managing time
  18. @talraviv talraviv.org getting good at swallowing your ego

  19. @talraviv talraviv.org getting good at swallowing your ego doesnt feel

    like being some buddha figure
  20. @talraviv talraviv.org getting good at not getting hit by cars

    on your bike
  21. @talraviv talraviv.org getting good at not getting hit by cars

    on your bike involves a lot of nearly getting hit by cars on your bike
  22. @talraviv talraviv.org Genuinely working to get better at anything

  23. @talraviv talraviv.org will feel like shit

  24. @talraviv talraviv.org will feel like shit repeatedly

  25. @talraviv talraviv.org in all situations

  26. @talraviv talraviv.org if you in all situations

  27. @talraviv talraviv.org if you 1) notice your mistakes in all

    situations
  28. @talraviv talraviv.org if you 1) notice your mistakes 2) care

    about getting better in all situations
  29. @talraviv talraviv.org it’ll feel shitty

  30. @talraviv talraviv.org it’ll feel shitty repeatedly

  31. @talraviv talraviv.org and you have to make those mistakes

  32. @talraviv talraviv.org and because you 1) notice your mistakes

  33. @talraviv talraviv.org and because you 1) notice your mistakes 2)

    and care about getting better
  34. @talraviv talraviv.org you’ll get there

  35. @talraviv talraviv.org but it’ll feel shitty

  36. @talraviv talraviv.org but it’ll feel shitty repeatedly

  37. @talraviv talraviv.org but it’ll feel shitty for as long as

    you care
  38. @talraviv talraviv.org so give yourself credit

  39. @talraviv talraviv.org cause 1) the more mistakes you notice

  40. @talraviv talraviv.org cause 1) the more mistakes you notice the

    better you’re getting at noticing
  41. @talraviv talraviv.org and cause 2) the more each mistake hurts

  42. @talraviv talraviv.org and cause 2) the more each mistake hurts

    the more it means you care and the more immediately you’ll grow from it
  43. @talraviv talraviv.org and be nice to yourself

  44. @talraviv talraviv.org at least, i try to be nice to

    myself
  45. @talraviv talraviv.org at least, i try to be nice to

    myself because there’s no other way
  46. @talraviv talraviv.org and because, eh,

  47. @talraviv talraviv.org and because, eh, this feeling is gonna be

    forever
  48. @talraviv talraviv.org and because, eh, this feeling is gonna be

    forever so might as well smile
  49. @talraviv talraviv.org and yeah yeah yeah

  50. @talraviv talraviv.org and yeah yeah yeah we hear about “growth

    mindset” all the time
  51. @talraviv talraviv.org and yeah yeah yeah we hear about “growth

    mindset” all the time but no one is fully that
  52. @talraviv talraviv.org also dont forget

  53. @talraviv talraviv.org the worst part of it all

  54. @talraviv talraviv.org the worst part of it all is you

    don’t see this in other people
  55. @talraviv talraviv.org the worst part of it all is you

    don’t see this in other people they all look great at everything
  56. @talraviv talraviv.org the worst part of it all is you

    don’t see this in other people they all look great at everything you rarely see how bad they feel
  57. @talraviv talraviv.org how fucked up is that

  58. @talraviv talraviv.org so give yourself credit

  59. @talraviv talraviv.org and be nice to yourself

  60. @talraviv talraviv.org i feel like i suck at a bunch

    of things other people think i’m good at
  61. @talraviv talraviv.org getting off a social media addiction doesnt feel

    like im not addicted
  62. @talraviv talraviv.org getting off a social media addiction doesnt feel

    like im not addicted because i notice the shitty feeling of getting caught in a feed
  63. @talraviv talraviv.org getting off a social media addiction doesnt feel

    like im not addicted because i notice the shitty feeling of getting caught in a feed and it bothers me that i spent some of my life in it
  64. @talraviv talraviv.org getting off a social media addiction doesnt feel

    like im not addicted because i notice the shitty feeling of getting caught in a feed and it bothers me that i spent some of my life in it so that’s…good i guess
  65. @talraviv talraviv.org leading in a growing organization doesnt feel like

    being a good leader
  66. @talraviv talraviv.org leading in a growing organization doesnt feel like

    being a good leader because everything is constantly outgrowing itself
  67. @talraviv talraviv.org leading in a growing organization doesnt feel like

    being a good leader because everything is constantly outgrowing itself so your job is to be really good at noticing, acknowledging and quickly adapting
  68. @talraviv talraviv.org leading in a growing organization doesnt feel like

    being a good leader because everything is constantly outgrowing itself so your job is to be really good at noticing, acknowledging and quickly adapting and if you’re doing it right you’ll feel like you’re just plain bad at your role
  69. @talraviv talraviv.org becoming level headed and even keeled feels like

    anything but being level headed
  70. @talraviv talraviv.org becoming level headed and even keeled feels like

    anything but being level headed because when someone says something that frustrates me or pisses me off, I deeeefinitely feel that
  71. @talraviv talraviv.org becoming level headed and even keeled feels like

    anything but being level headed because when someone says something that frustrates me or pisses me off, I deeeefinitely feel that the more i care about being level headed the more i notice it and realize how pissed off i am
  72. @talraviv talraviv.org it shocks me when people on my team

    say i’m level headed
  73. @talraviv talraviv.org developing a good product doesnt feel like developing

    a good product
  74. @talraviv talraviv.org developing a good product doesnt feel like developing

    a good product because you’re constantly soliciting feedback and finding out what you messed up or overlooked
  75. @talraviv talraviv.org developing a good product doesnt feel like developing

    a good product because you’re constantly soliciting feedback and finding out what you messed up or overlooked naturally you do it in small settings or small tests
  76. @talraviv talraviv.org developing a good product doesnt feel like developing

    a good product because you’re constantly soliciting feedback and finding out what you messed up or overlooked naturally you do it in small settings or small tests (but that still hurts a little)
  77. @talraviv talraviv.org developing a good product doesnt feel like developing

    a good product because you’re constantly soliciting feedback and finding out what you messed up or overlooked naturally you do it in small settings or small tests (but that still hurts a little) (not just because you care and because you showed it to customers, also because it’s your ideas)
  78. @talraviv talraviv.org getting better at jiu jitsu feels like you

    suuuuuck at jiu jitsu
  79. @talraviv talraviv.org getting better at jiu jitsu feels like you

    suuuuuck at jiu jitsu because you’re constantly getting beat up, literally physically
  80. @talraviv talraviv.org getting better at jiu jitsu feels like you

    suuuuuck at jiu jitsu because you’re constantly getting beat up, literally physically and all your teammates are also advancing around you
  81. @talraviv talraviv.org getting better at jiu jitsu feels like you

    suuuuuck at jiu jitsu because you’re constantly getting beat up, literally physically and all your teammates are also advancing around you so you never feel “good”
  82. @talraviv talraviv.org unless someone new walks in the door

  83. @talraviv talraviv.org unless someone new walks in the door for

    like their first day
  84. @talraviv talraviv.org unless someone new walks in the door for

    like their first day and you’re like, how did I do that?
  85. @talraviv talraviv.org unless someone new walks in the door for

    like their first day and you’re like, how did I do that? thanks rob :-*
  86. @talraviv talraviv.org unless someone new walks in the door for

    like their first day and you’re like, how did I do that? thanks rob :-* (rob is past his first month so he will now kick my ass)
  87. @talraviv talraviv.org unless someone new walks in the door for

    like their first day and you’re like, how did I do that? thanks rob :-* (rob is past his first month so he will now kick my ass) (because rob is very good at getting good)
  88. @talraviv talraviv.org (and i will have to deal with it)

  89. @talraviv talraviv.org (and i will have to deal with it)

    because, people with years upon years more experience than me in jiu jitsu tell me
  90. @talraviv talraviv.org (and i will have to deal with it)

    because, people with years upon years more experience than me in jiu jitsu tell me you will always be getting your ass kicked by people who you thought you could beat
  91. @talraviv talraviv.org (and i will have to deal with it)

    because, people with years upon years more experience than me in jiu jitsu tell me you will always be getting your ass kicked by people who you thought you could beat and you have to deal with that forever
  92. @talraviv talraviv.org (and i will have to deal with it)

    because, people with years upon years more experience than me in jiu jitsu tell me you will always be getting your ass kicked by people who you thought you could beat and you have to deal with that forever and the only consolation is knowing you’re hurting someone else’s feelings too
  93. @talraviv talraviv.org and if you really wanna get good… you

    want to be in situations where your feelings get hurt more than you’re hurting other people’s feelings
  94. @talraviv talraviv.org and if you really wanna get good… you

    want to be in situations where your feelings get hurt more than you’re hurting other people’s feelings and that’s how you get good fast.
  95. @talraviv talraviv.org and if you really wanna get good… you

    want to be in situations where your feelings get hurt more than you’re hurting other people’s feelings and that’s how you get good fast. so, $%&#@
  96. @talraviv talraviv.org and if you really wanna get good… you

    want to be in situations where your feelings get hurt more than you’re hurting other people’s feelings and that’s how you get good fast. so, $%&#*@*!&$
  97. @talraviv talraviv.org so give yourself credit

  98. @talraviv talraviv.org and be nice to yourself

  99. @talraviv talraviv.org this could totally have been a country song

  100. @talraviv talraviv.org or maybe just the cafe im in is

    playing country music
  101. @talraviv talraviv.org hey spencer can you make this a song

  102. @talraviv talraviv.org spencer isnt a country singer but he could

    pull it off
  103. @talraviv talraviv.org spencer is one of those people who seems

    to be good at everything
  104. @talraviv talraviv.org spencer is one of those people who seems

    to be good at everything and if he werent so goddamn kind id be like fuck that guy
  105. @talraviv talraviv.org luckily i know spencer enough to know he

    works fucking hard and is no exception
  106. @talraviv talraviv.org anyways

  107. @talraviv talraviv.org so i have so much to say on

    this
  108. @talraviv talraviv.org ill make them future posts

  109. @talraviv talraviv.org You have to seek out mistakes and mine

    for shit And to do this sustainably and be happy you have to love mistakes
  110. @talraviv talraviv.org ok so thats one future post

  111. @talraviv talraviv.org so however you found this

  112. @talraviv talraviv.org add your email

  113. @talraviv talraviv.org talraviv.org

  114. @talraviv talraviv.org so you get those posts

  115. @talraviv talraviv.org you can unsubscribe after

  116. @talraviv talraviv.org i promise

  117. @talraviv talraviv.org i even made the unsubscribe button in my

    emails really big and easy to find
  118. @talraviv talraviv.org

  119. @talraviv talraviv.org if you look at the bottom of my

    emails thats actually the button
  120. @talraviv talraviv.org talraviv.org