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The Workers Of Today

Free Radicals, influencers, creators and technology rock stars are true believers of networking, the power of peer communities and meritocracy. They do what they love to do, and do it well because the work itself is gratifying.

They also make good money doing what they love to do!

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MORE IDEAS FROM Don't Follow your Passion, Cultivate it

Simply following your passion isn’t enough, and a better way is to develop valuable skills that aren’t very common. This can help us navigate our career towards our liking.

One can also be aware of the automatic habits that have been cultivated in the course of our lifetime, like what we eat for breakfast, our health, career growth, and what we do to unwind. When we reshape our habits, our life changes.

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Seneca

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”

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It is standard advice we hear all the time, to follow one’s passion. The time to do just that has come, but first we have to cultivate it.

In the past decade, technology and social media has provided business tools to those who never dreamt of having them. The Average Joe is now empowered to do more with less, make better use of time and work on his own terms.

People are becoming Free Radicals, who have the resources and opportunity to create the future.

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Free Radicals, the empowered individuals of today, are self-reliant, resilient and potent. Work isn’t just something told to them but has to be intrinsically rewarding, flexible and engaging.

Free Radicals are creators, who accomplish stuff often and have the occasional failure that adds to their learning. They scoff at bureaucracy, obsolete business practices and micro-management. They expect to be constantly optimized and aim for full utilization.

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Growth happens outside of your control area

When people want to get better at something they make a mistake by seeking flow: It’s enjoyable, you feel like you have control. But the actual state in which you’re getting better is one of where you feel uncomfortable.  

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A process of performing “professional activities…in a state of distraction-free concentration that pushes your cognitive capabilities to their limit. These efforts create new value, improve your skill, and are hard to replicate.” - Cal Newport

Historically, psychologists used to refer to deep work as “being in the flow."

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Consider why people come to you for advice. What information do you possess that can be refreshed, repackaged, remodeled, reinvented and rebranded?

Think of at least 20 ways you can offer one idea to the marketplace. Expand your options by thinking of innovative ways to transform your product or service.

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