What focus means is saying no to something that with every bone in body you think is a phenomenal idea, and you wake up thinking about it, but you say no to it because you’re focusing on something else.
Former Chief Design Officer of Apple, currently serving as a Chancellor of the Royal College of Art.
It’s easier to do trivial things that are urgent than it is to do important things that are not urgent.
An English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. A co-founder of the comedy troupe Monty Python.
If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, then eight. Then sixteen. Then thirty-two. Eventually one discovers that it is not boring at all.
An American composer and music theorist. A pioneer of indeterminacy in music and one of the leading figures of the post-war avant-garde.
If I had an hour to solve a problem I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and five minutes thinking about solutions.
A German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics.