Be ready to fight. Practise putting the fight mode on instantaneously is your defense in the real world.
Keep in mind your own measure of success and value. Associate your self worth not with what you possess externally, but what you have in you.
Teach your kid not to blindly follow authority or idolize famous figures. For every luxury item purchased by a noble person, there may be another 10 by thieves and parasites with similar social status .
A good general-purpose advice does not show you the path towards greatness.
Survival bias in the successful people’s principles.
Countless people of lesser capability and qualification achieved the formidable goals of your dream. Go for them full-throttle, “you’re better than that”.
Ask: “what/who is the second best?”
The quality of the outcome does not necessarily reflect the quality of the decision.
If you’re lucky all the time, you miss the opportunity to grow and learn.
Execute in the face of uncertainty every little task that leads to your preferred outcome.
Be aware of your ego.
Your beliefs are an evolving process, not validation of your worth. There’s no right or wrong, but continuous evolution towards truth and accuracy .
The forest survives the city, so can you.
Ensure that your voices heard, your contribution appreciated.
The other person’s angle.
Results, results, results.
Respond to any situation in a calm, relaxed, and positive manner.
When, where and how are you at your best? How do you expand the best you to all aspects of life ?
Calm, rational response to other’s mistake.
Like the old saying goes, you will always get to the same place if you keep doing what you’ve always done.
The opposite lane and the empty off-rush-hour bus… How do you create a lifestyle where you really determine your schedule and routine?
Stick to your original, rational plan. It brings more happiness than short term emotional gratification.
A switch in perspective changes everything.
Professional greatness starts from having respect for your job, for yourself.
It’s messy, hot, and dirty. It’s developing countries phenomenon. It’s just one of the many experiences you go through in life.
Human interaction and variety in experience.
Spend your precious time with your loved ones and your true friends.
What’s your end game? Why are you doing what you are doing?
What are your big, scary goals and vision? How do you make them a bit more real everyday?
How do you make yourself indispensable?
Your duty and mission. Your forte and passion. How do you maximize your being and your life?
Wait for no one to give you the push towards total commitment. Demand greatness from yourself.
Project the real, passionate, and capable you into the stormy reality. And shape it eventually.
Success starts from making people’s lives easier.
Be nice, but not weak, not subordinated.
Turn to the right source for happiness.
Be comfortable offending someone so long as it is aligned with your values and principles. Keep your frame, remember.
Speak less, speak to the point.
In reality, put your audience’s concerns before your thoughts and feelings.
Politicians talk empty talk for reasons ,sometimes good ones .
Hold your frame, stick to your priorities.
Today, have you got closer to where you want to be (from the perspective of brand, skills, opportunity, or psychological / physical / financial readiness)?
Long-term wellbeing at the expense of temporary discomfort or frustration. Keep calm and shape your reality.
Assume the million dollar mindset. Possibility starts from within.
Actively explore and create works of value and meaning.
Reacting to the “reality” is a passive way of living. Seek to shape the reality.
Where do you stand in the universe? And where are you going?
Where do you intend to go? How are you getting there?
For every game you are in, what is your strategy?
Is your work of strategic nature? Or is it little value adding routine? Is it leading you somewhere bright or a dead end?
Assume a possibilities oriented mindset. Most limitations are psychological.
Fight with optimism, with humor, with elegance and a smile on your face.
Every minute of your life counts. Maximize the value and minimize the waste.
Reminder: do not force the trade.
Beating consensus is the essence of the game.
Deal with the reality.
“How do I know if I’m right ?”
Know when to not have an opinion.
Ego is a sin, crush it.
Life is simply a series of bets. Use probability, not emotional opinions, in your judgement.
The 3 frames, in that order: Frame of Control, Frame of Focus, Frame of Awareness.
Be aware that media can be very wrong.