Never give up
Read Millionaire Fastlane
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- May 1, 2011
(e.g. 12+ hour a day entrepreneurs, investment bankers, lawyers, etc.).
If they don't lie about how many hours they really work, then these are the guys who will most likely have a heart attack at 40, who will end up depressed, who will find themselves lonely with no real loving relationships to speak of, or will otherwise find themselves in an unenviable position.
Don't worry about quantity, worry about quality. Have you ever heard about the law of diminishing marginal utility? It applies here as well. The more hours you work, the less results each subsequent hour generates.
I usually go for about 4-6 hours a day. The actual stuff I get done in this period is very productive (in my opinion anyway), but after that I'm hitting the bed for the rest of the day.
If you're getting great results, you're doing it right.
Take a look at this thread:
The 80/20 Principle Library
And this one for the Insiders: