Always speak what’s necessary Stop focusing on being interesting and be interested. Honestly and humbly pursue your interests and spend time on that.
We can spend time managing people’s perception of us, but it only leads to unhappiness.
Always prioritize people
Everything in life comes down to people and relationships.
Networks compound as well as any financial investment.
Build an army that is deep and wide.
Cultivate deep relationships, but also learn to appreciate the power of weak ties.
Spend more time doing things you never regret
A few things I never regret:
- Time with my wife and son
- Creative sprints
- Talking to smart friends
- Journaling for 5 min
- Going for a walk
- Sleeping 8 hours
Make your list-then spend more time on it!
Reread your favorite books
You may read thousands of books in your life, but there will only be a few that deeply change the way you think.
Reread them every single year.
Your experience with the book will change you’ll pick up new ideas. as you do It’s beautiful.
Never take advice from people on the sidelines
life is easy to stand on the sidelines.
It’s hard to stand in the arena.
It’s scary to put yourself out there-it’s a dark and lonely at times.
When you’re in the arena, never take advice from the people on the sidelines.
Always pursue the path that has the larger luck surface area
Your daily actions can put you in a position where luck is more likely to strike.
It’s hard to get lucky watching TV at home-it’s easy to get lucky when you’re out engaging and learning.
Create your own luck.
learn Art of Negotiation
When you think something nice about someone, let them know
It’s a shame that we often wait until a person’s funeral to say all of the nice things we thought about them.
The next time you have a positive thought about someone-tell them right then.
It’s a wonderful thing.
Stop and savor the beautiful moments of life
Life moves fast.
When you encounter a moment of pure bliss, pause and embrace every aspect of it.
The smells, the sounds, the feelings, the sensations.
Pause time and appreciate moments of sweetness.
You’ll be glad you did.
Radically reduce your news consumption
The Paradox of News: The more news you consume, the less well-informed you are.
The constant barrage of BREAKING NEWS and clearly biased perspectives clouds your understanding.
Want to know more about the world? Turn off the news.
Stop trying to be INTERESTING and focus on being INTERESTED
Interested people are prone to giving their deep attention to something to learn more about it.
They open up to the world-they ask great questions & observe.
Being interested is how you become interesting!
Following are the rules to live a happy life. Every person has its own account of experience. we can hear them but to follow, it’s up to you.
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