Failing is a necessary step to success. Failing does not make you a failure.
Heroin, carbohydrates and a monthly salary.
Rules are not sacred, principles are.
DAD: Whatever you want it to be.
DAD: Advertisers trick you into wanting stuff. Ignore the noise.
DAD: “The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.”
DAD: The Pygmalion Effect is how the power of positive thinking can result in positive outcomes—just by changing your perspective.
DAD: A “reverse bucket list” reminds you of what you have already done and makes you feel inspired instead of overwhelmed.
DAD: Our basic needs never change. The need to be seen and appreciated, the need to belong and the need for a little love!
DAD: At the end of each day, breathe deeply, appreciate where you are, and see the value in what you have.
DAD: “Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.”
Experimentation is a necessary ingredient for success. They allow you to make mistakes and shoot for the moon.
DAD: Structure is important to get things done. But, set aside unstructured “thinking time” in your schedule.
DAD: A diary helps you to pay attention to your life and it’s a good place to keep bad ideas.
DAD: As you age, you’ll learn to value your time, genuine relationships, meaningful work, and peace of mind
Comparison makes us feel as if life is a race. The only benefit to comparison is inspiration.
DAD: Get better at two things: Self- Management and Willpower
Thinking is valueless, unless it leads to doing.
DAD: Strive to save 10 to 20 percent of your income.
DAD: I suggest you don’t spend too much time on things that don’t matter and spend it with people that do.
DAD: When in doubt choose flexibility. Visualize where you want to go and seed your life with the opportunity for change.
Avoid busy work—enjoy focused work instead.
Money should never be the goal. Money is a tool to help you accomplish your goals.
It is called fulfillment. You reach this stage when you discover who you are by supporting yourself doing work you love.
By making your bed in the morning, you knock-off your first accomplishment of the day. This puts you in a “winning” mindset.