If You're Not All-In on a New Opportunity Just Say No—New York Times
Tim Herrera at the NYT tells us to use our own clues to read our own minds about how we should spend our time.
"The idea is an obvious one, but it’s incredibly powerful, and it’s something we’ve talked about in this newsletter before: Figure out what’s core to your identity, the things you’re truly passionate about, and dive into them head-first.
"If an opportunity inspires genuine excitement in you — whether it’s at work, in your personal life or anywhere else — then dive in 100 percent and don’t look back. But if that spark isn’t there, even if you’re pretty excited about it, it’s a no. The binary here is a little dramatic, sure, but the lesson is crucial: If you don’t love it, don’t do it."
Read the whole thought here.