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The Art of Negative Visualization

The Art of Negative Visualization

This is a stoic lesson, to visualize failure in advance.

It helps because if you imagine failure you start seeing all the ways that have led to that result. And you can start actively working on addressing and mitigating them in advance.

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This is a team with a simple job: to find holes and problems in your plan.

Before he would jump into an idea and go full steam, take a reflective period to step back ask yourself: "What do I really have here? Do I actually have something? What am I hoping to accomplish?”

If you want to be successful, leave no room for your ego.

The best time to do it was yesterday, the next best is right now. 

With a system in place, you can better do the most essential job of a strategist: think long term.

Strategy requires objectivity and seeing things as they are. 

It is a place where we are perpetually reactive to other people’s demands and needs, driven by emotional instead of logical impulses.

If you become too myopic and focused on your scope of work, you might lose contact with the bigger picture.

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