Taking the time to help other people is one of the greatest joys in life. Helping others opens you up to new sides of yourself.
It helps you connect deeper with those you help and humanity in general.
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Ordinary people seek entertainment. Extraordinary people seek education and learning.
Taking even 15–30 minutes every day (especially during the morning) to read uplifting and instructive information changes you. It puts you in the zone to perform at your highest.
But you don’t have to constantly be battling your fears. You only need to be courageous for 20 seconds at a time.
If you courageously confront fear for 20 seconds every single day, before you know it, you’ll be in a different socio-economic and social situation.
Most of the possessions you own, you don’t use. Most of the clothes in your closet, you don’t wear. Get rid of them.
It will boost your motivation and give you clarity and welcome a new form of energy into your life. You can use that energy in more useful and productive ways.
When setting goals, your locus of control should target what you can control.
Do what is right, let the consequence follow.
Define what wealth and happiness mean to you, in your own terms.
If we don’t, society will for us — and we will always fall short. We’ll always be left wanting. We’ll always be stuck comparing ourselves and competing with other people.
Have no more than 3 items on your to-do list each day.
Instead of doing a million things poorly, the goal becomes to do a few things incredibly — or better yet, to do one thing better than anyone else in the world.
When you're in a high-pressure situation, it's natural to speed up your thinking. It can lead you to act before you're ready.
Slow down. Give yourself a second to breathe and formulate a plan. You'll think more flexibly, creatively, attentively, and your work will be all the better for it.