Do not follow your passion.

I used to say things like, “Follow your passion. Work on projects you are passionate about.” I was so wrong.

Write everything down even if it doesn't make sense

Write all your thoughts. Don’t worry about whether it makes sense. Just write it all down. In the past, if I thought a topic was not important then I wouldn’t need it for the book at all. I have come to learn it is impossible for me to know what will end up in the final…