How to Cope With Impostor Syndrome

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Throughout human history, impostor syndrome has plagued mankind. The first cave painters to modern writers and artists have felt the anxiety-causing bite of impostor syndrome over their great works. While I’m no great writer, I’ve dealt with it as well. In this post, I’m going to discuss my tactics for coping with impostor syndrome. The … Read more How to Cope With Impostor Syndrome

Be Smarter Than the Average Pinball

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Life has a unique capacity to throw bad situations at us when we least expect it. Or good opportunities. It depends on our outlook. Last summer, I was still a brainless drone in the cubicle-zombie collective. That’s when I had a conflict with a supervisor over an ethical issue. My supervisor did something unethical on … Read more Be Smarter Than the Average Pinball

Hard Work Doesn’t Care About Your Safe Space

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I used to have a regular cubicle-zombie job. I got up every morning and dragged myself to an office where management encourages mediocrity. Because of that, I felt trapped in a never-ending case study on the Dunning-Kruger effect. Working for other people leaves me with a sense of not having control over my life. It … Read more Hard Work Doesn’t Care About Your Safe Space

I Hate to Tell You This: But You Need to Sleep (sleep part 2)

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What if I told you there’s a way to unleash your high-performance potential? And it won’t cost you anything but your time. No drugs, doctor visits, or overpriced Internet guru mastermind required. And when I say high performer, I mean top performer across the board: physical and mental. You’ll crank up everything. From your health … Read more I Hate to Tell You This: But You Need to Sleep (sleep part 2)

How to Gain an Overwhelming Advantage in 2020

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“The chief task in life is simply this: to identify and separate matters so that I can say clearly and to myself which are externals not under my control, and which have to do with the choices I actually control. Where then do I look for good and evil? Not to uncontrollable externals, but within … Read more How to Gain an Overwhelming Advantage in 2020

You Need to Understand Why Sleep Deprivation Destroys Performance (sleep part 1)

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Sleep deprivation destroys both your cognitive and athletic performance. It affects memory, robs you of strength, and kills your decision making. Even so, some people romanticize the idea that you must overwork yourself to be a high performer. You don’t. You’re limiting your ability to function at a high level when you don’t sleep. A … Read more You Need to Understand Why Sleep Deprivation Destroys Performance (sleep part 1)

My 5 Success Factors in Action

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In my post The 5 Factors of Success (My Success Equation), I presented the 5 factors that I found critical to success. Rather than just present these factors as a list, I put them together in an equation to help me visualize how much weight each factor has in achieving my goal. The equation follows: … Read more My 5 Success Factors in Action

Why You Need to be Responsible for Your Own Success (My Rant About Why I Only Fly First Class)

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“The best time to start taking responsibility for your own success was 10 years ago. The second-best time is right now.” [Click to Tweet this] In this article, I’m going to rant about why you are responsible for your own success. I’ll explain that success is freedom, and freedom comes from developing multiple, strong income … Read more Why You Need to be Responsible for Your Own Success (My Rant About Why I Only Fly First Class)

The 5 Factors of Success (My Success Equation)

Success Equation

In this article, I give a brief overview of how I developed my entrepreneur success factors. To help me visualize the 5 factors that I identified, I put them into what I call my Success Equation. I then provide a brief explanation of each of those success factors. Using these factors, I was able to … Read more The 5 Factors of Success (My Success Equation)