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This will help you to take action instead of feeling sorry for yourself. So the next time you see someone do something you want to do, either:
They shape your actions. If you think of yourself as lazy or weak, you act in accordance with that label.
Instead of placing labels on yourself, try making statements indicating you’re in the process of improving. Change “I am” to “I’m working on it.”
Focus on becoming the best version of yourself, and success will follow:
Your goal should be to find your tribe and build a following of dedicated people who support your higher vision.
Find 300 Spartans instead of building a giant army.
Self-awareness leads to prosperity. Find out who you are to figure out what you want.
Fear provides the motivation you need to succeed if you use it the right way.
You can't get rid of fear so point it in a direction that helps you.
Set aside short blocks of time for focused and productive work. To make the most out of it:
If you feel unqualified for the path you're walking on, keep in mind that expertise comes from knowledge and experience — not from a piece of paper.
Being viewed as an expert comes from knowing what you’re talking about and earning people’s respect.
Even if you make a bad choice, you still gain:
Seek to become antifragile by introducing volatility into your life. Structure your life in a way that benefits from uncertainty. The most adaptable species are the ones who survive — not necessarily the strongest.
It’s about the little moments in between.
Moments where you’re happy. Moments that you’re really soaking in.
Truth is, you can experience those moments even if you’re currently stuck in a 9 to 5.
... to become more effective: