... is entirely predicated on what you’ve been exposed to. There are so many things in life you take for granted that someone else would think is crazy and unrealistic.
Work alongside the best in your field, read their books, listen to their interviews, study what they did to get where they are — and eventually, those crazy unrealistic dreams will become realistic for you.
The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor, but not in the knowledge working world we now live in. Although this may be obvious based on people's mediocre performance, addiction to stimulants, lack of engagement, and the fact that most people hate their jobs - now there's loads of scientific evidence you can't ignore.
It's New Year's Eve. There I am on the dance floor - it's teeming with people and there's hardly space to breathe. Loud thumping music pierces my eardrums and I have no idea where my friends are. Then, the guy next to me takes a misstep, spills an entire cup of beer down my shoulder.
Off the Shelf In times of economic stress, it is good to know the basics of personal finance. Many people turn to books for help, so we decided to go back and review three of the most popular finance books of the last 15 years: Suze Orman's "The Nine Steps to Financial Freedom" (Currency, $16.99); Dave Ramsey's "The Total Money Makeover" (Nelson Books, $26.99); and Robert T.