Forgive me for the structure of this post. The truth is, I have no idea where this post will go. In this text I am going to generate a thought experiment, a thought experiment that we’ll both see the answer to in real time. The answer may be disappointing, or it may be enlightening. The only way is to experiment and find out.Continue reading “The Unluckiest Man Alive”
I’ve talked a lot about mindset on this blog. Each time I have, I’ve given a less-than-satisfactory answer of “I honestly don’t know how to fix this”. Truth is, I still don’t. But I think I might have something here that could help nudge people in the right direction. It’s the difference between the Make-or-Break and the Nice-to-Have.Continue reading “Make-or-Break vs. Nice-to-Have”
In this post, I want to deconstruct a classic phrase: “If you work hard and make the right decisions, you will succeed.”Continue reading “Fog of War”
Over the past few years I’ve delved into researching what makes successful people so successful in the first place. The trouble with this is that there’s no universal answer; most successful people may do something, but not all of them. And yet, I think I’ve finally found the one thing that I see all successful people doing.Continue reading “The Secret to Success”
A couple of blog posts ago, I discussed one of my primary tenets: making things 1% better every day. In this post, I’m going to drive home the key ingredient to this tenet: compound interest.