*Just like compound interest multiples one’s savings, improving one’s mind daily, during the best hour of the day, multiplies one’s mental compounding interest.
This ‘mental’ compounding interest advice comes from investor Charlie Munger, in his book University of Berkshire Hathaway.
Taking a cue from Bruce Lee’s famous quote ‘Be Water’, we must adopt a water mindset and adapt to our body and physiology: our best hour of the day could be any hour of the day, as long as it is according to you. Give yourself the best hour of the day.
All of us cannot wake up and join the 5 AM Club as our bodies are different and each morning isn’t the same.
There is an inverse correlation between the number of hours we work and the effects it has on our lives.
Studies point out that 40% of people are working at night (after 10 PM.) The same studies show that knowledge workers are only productive for 2 hours and 48 minutes a day (working on their most important tasks).
Think of a moment you were in a powerful state of mind. A time when everything went well. Try to be very specific and to remember everything in detail.
You have the power to control your mind. If you do that several times a day, you will notice that you start feeling that way again.
Asking yourself critical questions forces you to think about what you can't know.
Critical questions direct you to friends, mentors, communities, books, courses, and even podcasts for insights that encourage an outside perspective.