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Be authentic, work hard, decide where to spend your time, and you’ll get what you deserve

Be authentic, work hard, decide where to spend your time, and you’ll get what you deserve


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Work as hard as you can have two meanings

  1. If you're an employee or in a lifestyle business, your aim is not to get wealthy but to have a job, family and life.
  2. However, the founder, who works very hard, aims for something different. They are working towards the gold medal and trying to build ...

Ensure that you work with the best people possible. Pick the people with the highest intelligence, energy and integrity. When you've set your bar, raise it. 

People don't consistently work 80 to 120 hours a week. They sprint for that long when they feel inspired, then take long breaks, reas...

When you have to do something, get it done. Do them as quickly as you can and with full focus. Then, be patient with the results. You likely dealing with complex systems and a number of people. It takes time for people to get comfortable working together.

When there is a problem, don't rest...

Networking is important early in your career. You'll desire to "do coffee" and build relationships. But later in your career, you have more things coming at you than what you have time for. 

This makes it vital to ruthlessly cut meetings. First, see if a simple text would suffice. If a meet...

If you want to get paid, you want to be the best at whatever you do. It can be niche. For example, Oprah gets paid for being Oprah. Keep changing what you do until you can use your specific knowledge, skillset, position, capabilities and interests to be number one.

Don't compete because yo...

When you've applied your specific knowledge, judgment, accountability, and reading, you'll eventually get what you deserve.  

Everyone wants to make money quickly. But it doesn't work. You have to put in the time. You have to put yourself in that position with your specific knowledge, accou...

Most advice is what other people find helpful for them, but it may not apply to you. 

There is something you can learn, but you can't take their exact circumstance and apply it to yourself. If you get advice, decide if it is true in your context and figure out how you can apply it.


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