How to watch like a hawk?

How to watch like a hawk?

I live on an old working farm.

In one of the fields, a line of old telephone lampposts run down the middle of it.

A hawk sits on top of one of them each day.

99% of its time is just watching.

If it watches with utter focus, the 1% counts.

It doesn’t try to be busy.

For the hawk, being busy requires energy.

Which would require more food.

Which would require more busyness.

And on and on.

The hawk taught me a lesson.

Let me give you an example.

On social media, we try to follow too many people.

Which soon gets us to visit an old pal: Overwhelm.

So, instead, on Twitter, I create a list.

It is called; Watch like a hawk.

It can’t be more than ten people.

Five is optimum.

Right now, we are about to build a new website.

So the one that breaks all the rules for me is a crypto website:

I study as if it was a juicy fat mouse.

On Instagram, I am paying attention to:

My teenage daughters love him.

He knows how to take a launch and turn it into an event.

Another juicy fat mouse.

Another one they are raving about is:

So, I follow and watch everything single thing they do.

That hawk is smart.

Follow less.

Learn more.

David Hieatt

David Hieatt

Bankrupt at 16. Thrown out of college at 18. Joined Saatchi + Saatchi at 21. Started howies in 1995. Sold it to Timberland. Left. Started The Do Lectures. Started Hiut Denim Co.

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