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Zero to One – Peter Thiel

avoid extreme world views – extreme pessimists find no point in doing anything and extreme optimists find no need to do anything. They both converge on doing nothing conventional wisdom leads to you competing for something worthless if you ever have to choose between status or substance, choose substance – avoid going with the social… Continue reading Zero to One – Peter Thiel

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Gratitude

don’t express gratitude only when you feel it. Give thanks especially when you don’t feel like it if you don’t have 20 minutes to meditate, you need two hours practicing key habits when we don’t want to is the most key habit of all one does not accumulate, but eliminate. It is not daily increase,… Continue reading Gratitude

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Thomas Frank – Being Social

go to where interactions happen – go do things with other people focus on activity based interactions first (join a club, volunteer etc.) be deliberately interested in others – people like to feel important be the decision maker – organize, invite, lead (people like when they are lead) do what others don’t – if they… Continue reading Thomas Frank – Being Social

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Zig Ziglar life lessons

doubt and uncertainty are the appetisers of fear. Your mind feeds off of them until you become full of fear. fear is paralysing fear is the number one killer of dreams. Because fear prevents action. mediocrity is like vacuum – it sucks you in and holds you in there. most of the things that we… Continue reading Zig Ziglar life lessons

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Charles Duhigg – The power of habit

It wasn’t the trip to Cairo that had caused the shift, scientists were convinced, or the divorce or desert trek. It was that Lisa had focused on changing just one habit—smoking—at first. By focusing on one pattern—what is known as a “keystone habit”—Lisa had taught herself how to reprogram the other routines in her life,… Continue reading Charles Duhigg – The power of habit