How To Focus On Results, Not Outcomes
Those two words might sound interchangeable, but they aren’t. Outcomes are dispassionate and static, but results change and offer opportunity for differentiation.
Winning Your Game of Snakes and Ladders
For those who don’t know, Snakes and Ladders is a game of absolute chance and randomness. You roll the dice and move that number of spaces. If you hit a snake you are moved back down. If you get a ladder you move up. Life is a bit like a game of snakes and ladders.
Don’t Create Followers
My plea to all the content creators out there who pride themselves on how many followers they have – don’t create followers, help people become leaders.
Don’t Confuse Being Busy With Doing Work
It’s entirely possible that you aren’t doing much, if any, REAL work.
Despairing Against Yourself
Despairing against yourself and getting the job done at all costs might make you feel good when you finally get the work done, but in the end it trains you to react in the same way to work you don’t feel like doing right now: with despair.
Why Bad Things All Happen At The Same Time
It’s so interesting that it feels like when bad things happen, they happen all at once. “When it rains, it pours…” as they say. What’s that about?
Don’t Get Used To It
When we remember how amazing so many things are in our lives, and that three hundred years ago almost everyone on the planet essentially owned basically nothing, it gives us some perspective.
No More Punishments, No More Rewards
Judgement is the root of violence. It takes people and puts them into two groups, good people who deserve rewards, and bad people who deserve punishment.
What Happens If We Are Always Being Watched
What happens to us psychologically and as a society when almost all of our actions are being watched, tracked or monitored.
Nobody Cares About Your Art
This is a fundamental rule of permission marketing: nobody cares about your art. Why? People are paradoxically two things at the same time: constantly selfish and looking for what benefits them, and...