Face your fears. This is the key to success and the cure for mental health issues.
"Be different for the sake of being different." – James Dyson
You are an actor. Act powerful.
Munger's 2 rules
- Concentrate on what’s in front of you.
- Control your spending.
"The internet is widening the gap between those who want to learn and those who want to be entertained."
"You are remembered for the rules you break." – Douglas MacArthur
You can mold the world with your actions.
Ask people for help or advice. "I've never found anybody who didn't want to help me when I asked them for help." – Steve Jobs
In life, the base rate for rejection is 98%. You should expect to be rejected by 49 jobs before you get 1. You need to know that so that you don't think there's something uniquely wrong with you.
Charge for your expertise. Many companies fail to place a premium on the real dollar worth of their expertise, or what it would cost an outsider to learn what they already know.
"You can BUY the skills that make you $1M a year for like $50k. People just don't know it." – Alex Hormozi
"In conversation, try getting others to do 70 percent of the talking without them noticing, and see the effect." – Robert Greene
Don't copy the product, copy the method. Many people told Jeff Bezos that Amazon should make an MP3 player to compete with Apple, but he knew that no one could compete with the iPod. Instead of copying the product, he copied the method – the method behind the iPod was digitizing media. Instead of digitizing music, Bezos digitized books with the Kindle.