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Trust in your Life Long Goal

Based on his childhood, Nikola had energy on his mind from an early age.

Young Nikola dreamed of harnessing the power of Niagara Falls.

By 1887, he had developed the alternating current as a way to transmit power over long distances.

But the concept wasn’t immediately accepted.

It wasn’t until the 1893 World Fair in Chicago

Tesla was able to demonstrate the effectiveness of his idea and when he did,

It was glorious by any measure.


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Embrace your You-ness

Many CEOs have unusual preferences and personal habits.

Whether they’re motivated by wellbeing or organization, these quirks seem integral to their success.

Nikola Tesla was eccentric and had a strong aesthetic sensibility.

He teaches us to embrace our presence on the earth.

No matter what you look, where you are from, it doesn’t matter.

The only thing matters are what you can do for the future.


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Habits for being Productive

Though he took cat naps throughout the day.

Tesla also claimed he never slept more than 2 hours.

Once he stopped eating solid foods, opting instead for liquid sustenance like warm milk and juices.

Tesla strongly believed

The ability to focus on something is directly proportional to the food he consumed.

Tesla also smoked excessively for a short period,

which he claimed threatened to ruin his health and he wasn’t able to focus.


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Learn to love your own company

Nikola Tesla believed deeply in the power of solitude.

“Be alone is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born”.

We can reflect and think creatively, rather than diluting our attention with endless distractions.


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Surround yourself with interesting people

He regularly collaborated and socialized with some of the greatest minds of his time:

Fellow scientists Politicians, Business people

• Rudyard Kipling

• John Muir

• Henry Clay Frick

• Albert Einstein

Tesla Even received a celebratory letter from Albert Einstein himself on his 75th birthday.

Surround yourself with people whom you respect and admire,

from a variety of backgrounds and industries.


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  • Be Fearless
  • Trust in your Life Long Goal
  • Embrace your You-ness
  • Habits for being Productive
  • Learn to love your own company
  • Surround yourself with interesting


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