Discipline is the key to the kingdom that awaits you: your full potential. Without discipline, you'll be relying on luck. Good discipline comes down to your mental fortitude, habits, goals, and pain tolerance.
I just had to rant today, blessings, we're all gonna make it.
Regardless of what dream you're pursuing, Bill Gurley's wisdom applies. You can become one of the most knowledgeable people in the world about your craft if you so choose. The internet has eliminated your excuses. The tips Bill distills are so practical it will make you uncomfortable *not* to take action immediately.
Our nature can be a hindrance, or we can work with it. We're all shaped by experience and we might as well make it work in our favor to the highest degree possible.
The ego isn't all bad, despite its sleight of hand. Yes, it pretends to have earned all that the unconscious does, but it doesn't really have a choice in the matter. Life is easier with ego.
Your life is full of choices and it's hard to get clear directions on what to choose. Luckily, our conscience is embedded and always willing to help. We just have to listen.
When we compare ourselves with others, we easily slip into distraught or unfair pride. It's important to recognize your Branch Bias and how your generational level plays a role.
Most things you think of as problems are just dichotomies that need to be managed. Most things are also not as hard as you might think. You've got to lean in and do whatever you can to stay ahead of your demons.
Sometimes you see a pattern arise and then the insight hits you. This is one of those that's helped me a ton & applies to so much.
Staying on track with your own thing is about hyper-focusing on the controllable inputs. The handful of things entirely up to you and within your realm of influence. The more focus you put there, the more you get a grip on things, the more you need to monitor the outputs, the results. This awareness is how it turns into a feedback loop. Otherwise, it’s a linear waste of time.
Quick reminder for the easily distracted. Some tasteful 'ought to be's'.
Boredom is scarce these days. It's something we need to place a higher value on. Boredom is crucial for creativity, innovative thinking, and mental rejuvenation.
If you're going after excellence, you will have to be obsessed. Obsessed about the right things and the only way to do that is with radical self-evaluations.
How spiritual bypassing can derail your growth and the crucial connection between mind, body, & spirit.
By being rationally optimistic, questioning their beliefs, and embodying useful beliefs, individuals can minimize the hijacking of their beliefs by bad actors and lead their own brainwashing to achieve peace of mind and hope for the future.
Just like the maze game from your childhood, each day is the same. All you have to do is focus on the day and get from point A to point B. Make it to sleep and save your progress. Get better over time. A solid strategy.
In your pursuit of rising up in your niche, you'll slip up along the way. All good. Just reorient and refresh yourself. Remember, it's all about the process and how you show up for it.
You're soul's calling is going to cost you whether you like it or not. Honesty is the surest path, but the true fuel is to burn the boats and go all-in.