You don't want to be in a career where people who have been doing it for two years can be as effective as people who have been doing it for twenty—your rate of learning should always be high. As your career progresses, each unit of work you do should generate more and more results.
How To Be Successful - Sam Altman
I love copy and paste -- never doing the same work more than once.
Copy and pasting, running scripts etc, allow for rapid creative iterations. More shots on goal of trying something new instead of putting effort into a Groundhog's Day work schedule.
Copy and pasting allows for creative risks with little downside, since you can salvage bad code bases/essays for parts.
Copy and pasting allows you to rest easy knowing that your ideas are compounding, or at the very least -- not degrading to time.
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