Tips about life and people


True wisdom and insight is always free.
Give your power over to no one.
Going into the unknown is how you expand what is known.
Get a library card.
Spend more time around people that both challenge and respect you.
Remain skeptical forever.
Fight for what matters.
There is a method that works. Find it.
Never let anyone photoshop a picture of you. It creates a false sense of self-confidence.
Read more. Especially things you disagree with.
Get used to feeling stupid. It’s a sign of growth.
It’s easy for people to talk a good game, so watch how they behave instead.
Learn something from everyone.
Find things that inspire you and pursue them, even if there’s no money in it.
Starve if you have to, for as long as you need to.
Survive on a little just to prove you can do it.
Get one big success at an early age. It’ll help build your confidence for bigger things.
Do what you say you’ll do. No one is reliable anymore.
Be comfortable with abandonment, even of parts of your identity.
Learn a new language.
Keep people around you that will tell you the truth.
Genius gets you nowhere. Execution is everything.
If given the choice of equity or cash, always take cash.
Meet new people as often as possible. Offer to help them.
Don’t discriminate. Connect anyone in your network to anyone else.
If you can’t do a pull-up, you have a problem.
Nobody likes a know-it-all.
Get a passport. Fill it up with stamps no one has ever seen.
Quit your horrible job.
Read biographies. It’s like having access to the best mentors in history.
Go to bed, and wake up, early. No one will bother you, letting your best work emerge.
Scare yourself a little bit every day. It will expand your inner map.
Learn to climb trees.
Don’t buy a lot of stuff, and only buy the stuff you really love.
Be humble and curious.
Twitter followers don’t keep you warm at night.
Be as useful as you can in as many circumstances as possible.
Show up.
Repeat people’s names when you meet them.
Turn internet access off your phone. Wifi is fine.
Meet with friends more often than you think you have to.
Learn to meditate. Go on a retreat if you have to.
Your stories are both more and less interesting than you think.
Learn to really listen.
Walk more.
Ugly is just a step on the way to beautiful.
Get to know your neighbours.
Don’t take anything personally, ever.

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