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Realizing that fear and possibilities are 2 sides of the same coin. We tend to be risk averse and tend to focus more on fear. This is a reminder to flip the script in our heads. Use the 2:98 rule.

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The 2:98 Rule. Which side are you on?

The 2:98 Rule. Which side are you on?

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Most people hesitate to say hello – or smile – when they see someone unfamiliar. Why do we hesitate to greet a stranger?

If you greet a stranger with a smile or a ‘hello’, there’s a 98% chance that she or he will smile back and say hello. Both of you will probably feel better having exchang...

And it’s not just about strangers and elevators. It’s about life. Asking for favours, switching jobs, making investments, chasing your dreams. Focus on the 98% probability of things going right. Not the 2% risk of failure. Give yourself the chance to win in the game of life.

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