Naval Podcast: Pick Partners With Intelligence, Energy and Integrity

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  • When I was younger I’d try to talk people into things. The idea that you can sell someone on something- but you can’t. You can’t keep them motivated. You can inspire them initially. Long term that motivation has to come intrinsically. 

  • Reading signals is very important. Signals are what people do despite what they say. It is important to pay attention to subtle signals. 

  • Angry, outraged, short-term thinking people are that way in many interactions in their life. People are oddly consistent. So you want to find long-term people.

  • Self-esteem is the reputation that you have with yourself. You always know.