Derisk Before Taking a Risk

Know the downside. It is more important than focusing on the upside. Know how much you are willing to lose. And how will you bounce back if you lose? With this in mind, there are only a few games that…

Showing Up Is the Best Strategy

It takes courage to show up on bad days. It takes drive and purpose to show up on good days. You need drive and purpose to show up on good days because your life is running smoothly, even if you…

Take Shortcuts Whenever You Can

Don’t take shortcuts, goes the popular advice. This is a dumb idea. True there are some things where it is not possible to take a shortcut. Like, building a healthy body. Accumulating wealth. Creating lasting bonds. Then there are obviously…

The Struggle and Magic of An Uncertain Life

Life is uncertain. That is the struggle and beauty of life. Struggle because before trying we won’t know if something will succeed. Beauty because the uncertainty makes life interesting and if everything is predictable, life will be dull and boring.…

Increase Your Luck

By shipping often By helping others By building in public By doing what you say By making more attempts By embracing uncertainty By doing deliberate practice By taking action on your idea By playing positive-sum games By consuming to create…

Procrastination Is a Sign, Take It Seriously

If we are procrastinating on something it means that what we are procrastinating on, does not excite us. Brian Tracy said it the best when he said the following: “Everyone procrastinates.The difference between high performers and low performers is largely…