Direction over speed

published18 days ago
1 min read

We praise speed as a society, but it's only one part of the equation.

And it's not the most important one. Direction is.

Direction and speed are different things.

Speed is the distance travelled over time. I can run around in circles with a lot of speed and cover several miles that way, but I'm not getting anywhere. Velocity measures displacement. It's direction-aware.

A lot of people focus on one dimension (speed). Almost all those people are passed by people who think in more dimensions (velocity).

Think of it this way: I want to get from Stockholm to London. Speed is flying circles around Kungsholmen, and velocity is hopping on a direct flight from Arlanda to Heathrow.

How to achieve higher velocity:

Where do you want to go? Hit reply and let me know.

Have a great week!


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