Beware the Guilt-and-Shame Ego Trap. Alternate names: Self-flagellation trap, beating yourself up is egotistic
Oscillation – progress on anything difficult is something that oscillates. There’s a sort of forgetting curve.
Parents, Peers and other Benevolent Plagues – the world around you is made up by people no smarter than you. Paul Graham has something relevant
Speed and concentration – principles of war according to Clausewitz
- ignoring negative or uncomfortable feedback
- Thinking you’re too good for something
- Thinking you can do everything
- Underestimating the effect your behavior has on others
Seeding. Tip jars, conversations, reddit, Quora, Flickr.
Frame / Framing
Zero-sum games / non-zero sum games
Bell curve / stats
“Perception > Reality”
Remix (everything is a remix)
Niches -> beachhead -> crossing chasm
Minimum Viable (X)