About microprinciples

I used to start each year with a short slogan (a “power phrase”) to motivate me and inspire action. But a single phrase is not enough.

So I started collecting microprinciples.

Microprinciples are short ideas that invite you to think differently. They can help you get unstuck, illuminate an alternate truth (or truths), or provide guidance when the right action is ambiguous.

I call them “micro” because they feel local, not universal, but you can apply them however you want.

Some are borrowed from people smarter than me, most are my own creation. But none are truly “original” because they are annotations on life based on human experience.

–V. Sri

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