Old corporate area is in the past and you need to reconstruct your current standards with a more individualistic shape (not selfish)
Human beings are born pioneers, the rise of corporatism forced people to into cubicles.
Have you wondered why the stock market didn’t just keep going down (after 2008 crisis). Because I moved to Wall Street in early March 2009.
...So I did the only thing I could do: I woke up early one morning in early March and bought a bag of chocolates. Small Hershey’s chocolates, like you hand out on Halloween. At around 8 a.m., I stood outside the entrance of the New York Stock Exchange and started handing out chocolates to everyone walking inside. People would be staring at their feet like zombies as they walked in, but 100 percent of the time, they would stop, look up, take the chocolate, and they would smile.
If you are doing a shitty job you’re a temp. guy forever? Sorry for the rudeness but it’s like that, like Naval always says. if you’re doing something trainable, they’ll make you train another person and replace you.
In every single industry, the middleman is being taken out of the picture, causing more disruption in employment but also greater efficiencies and more opportunities for unique ideas to generate real wealth.
Only think about the people you enjoy. Only read the books you enjoy, that make you happy to be human. Only go to the events that actually make you laugh or fall in love. Only deal with the people who love you back, who are winners and want you to win too.
Every time you say yes to something you don’t want, your fire starts to go away.
You need to implement a daily practise which aims to gain better physical, emotional, mental, spritual health.
Acknowledge that the person is driving you crazy. You can’t suppress that. But with observation, the pain will begin to wither. And the less you engage with the person, the less overall effect that person will have on you.
You can’t be beautiful unless you get rid of the ugliness inside.
Instead of speaking the average 2,500 words a day that most people speak, it would be nice for me to speak just one thousand words a day when possible. This forces me to carefully choose my words and who I engage with.
Tire your brain
When you surrender and accept the beautiful stillness around you, when you give up all thoughts of the past, all worries and anxieties of the future, when you surround yourself with similarly positive people, when you tame the mind, when you keep healthy, there is zero chance of burnout.
When you catch yourself upset about the past or worried about the future , say to yourself , “ Ah , I’m time traveling , ” then STOP . That’s what meditation is .
In an interview with Forbes she (Sara Blakely) said
I feel like money makes you more of who you already are. If you’re an asshole, you become a bigger asshole. If you’re nice, you become nicer. Money is fun to make, fun to spend, and fun to give away.
An idea is too big if you can’t think of the next step. Every day, read/skim chapters from books on at least four different topics.
I’m trying to eliminate things. Not just material belongings I no longer need or never really needed to begin with, but all those things we’ve been taught from birth are “important” or “our way of life” that have actually become burdens and wastes of time because we cling to them and protect them like they are more precious than the time and energy we waste protecting them.
There are 7 billion people on the planet. The guy who disagreed with you is one of them. Good luck finding him.