THERE ARE LIMITS

There are limits to your capabilities. But if you work within them and repeatedly accomplish productive work you will build abundance within those limits. Abundance that gives you the energy to try a new challenge and push those limits. If you constantly strain against your limits they will wear you down. But if you do… Continue reading THERE ARE LIMITS

SEE THE GOOD IN YOURSELF

See the good in yourself because it’s useful. If you make nine good decisions and one bad decision you’ll probably call yourself a bad decision maker. Because we like to dislike ourselves. If you do this, you’ll make your belief come true, and make bad decisions because your picture of reality is wrong. The more… Continue reading SEE THE GOOD IN YOURSELF

TRUSTING YOUR INSTINCTS

Listening to your own instinct is an important element of strength. And listening to your own instincts results in better outcomes over time. If you have an instinct to do or say something and you don’t act on it because you’re not sure about it or concerned what others will think, then you won’t learn… Continue reading TRUSTING YOUR INSTINCTS

SHOWING YOUR WORK

If you’re uncertain you should allow yourself to be seen by the world, and you’re worried because you think it might be selfish, remember that it has nothing to do with whether it’s selfish or not. You’re doing a service just by showing up. People need to see others doing things in order to do… Continue reading SHOWING YOUR WORK

STUDY LEARNING

Study learning not in the masturbatoryand pretentious sense of learning for the sake of learning Don’t glorify learning over accomplishments. That’s just stupid and a symptom of a dying academic culture. Study learning so you can accomplish things faster. Study learning so you can optimize it and understand that you don’t magic yourway to knowledge… Continue reading STUDY LEARNING

THE CURRENT SITUATION

You don’t know where you’re going. You only know where you’ve been. And you shouldn’t pay too much attention to either direction. Most of us focus on our past regrets and future dreams. And those are useful. One can be learned from and one can inspire you. But when the mistakes of the past are… Continue reading THE CURRENT SITUATION

THERE ARE LIMITS

There are limits to your capabilities. But if you work within them and repeatedly accomplish productive work you will build abundance within those limits. Abundance that gives you the energy to try a new challenge and push those limits. If you constantly strain against your limits they will wear you down. But if you do… Continue reading THERE ARE LIMITS

VISIONARY

If you’re a creative, visionary person, you should do realistic things. This isn’t because you can’t make your vision come true. It’s because you’re already good at envisioning things and now you need to keep it together. In some cases you should just play to your strengths. And if you can imagine a great piece… Continue reading VISIONARY

WHAT YOU DESIRE

Going after what you desire has utility. Your body runs off chemistry. And the people who win are the ones who can balance delayed gratification with following their desires. Delayed gratification is a popular wisdom to apply. And it’s important. It’s the skill that enables us to invest in ourselves and our future. But often… Continue reading WHAT YOU DESIRE

THE SHADOW

The shadow is the place where the power lies. We’re terrified of it. The angry beast inside of us is the thing that could get us kicked out of our tribe. It’s the outlier, it’s the wildcard. We fear how powerful we are because we know it’s true. Looking inside yourself and seeing how capable… Continue reading THE SHADOW