Persistence in the face of adversity is useful, but not if you’re headed in the wrong direction…. Success comes from persistently improving and inventing, not from persistently doing what’s not working.” (Idea Journal Weekly 3).

Also:

  1. Have an explicit belief in change

Beliefs about the future are “so rarely correct that they usually aren’t worth the extra rigidity they impose, and that the best strategy is simply to be aggressively open-minded,” [says entrepreneur and investor Paul Graham].

Mitch Wagner @MitchWagner