“Freedom is the only worthy goal in life. It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our control.” –
1) Accept The Truth About The Internet
Let’s get this out of the way first: this is the #1 factor of whether you succeed in the 21st century.
The internet is both the greatest distraction and the best way to make money in human history.
2) Know Yourself
Do soul searching and understand personality psychology.
Things you don’t know about yourself are the greatest liability to your happiness, remember nothing outside you can cause you harm.
3) Understand The World
You need to understand yourself before you understand the world. Your strengths, weaknesses, experiences, and biases all color your worldviews.
“There are no facts, only interpretations.” –
“The greatest impurity is ignorance. Free yourself from it. Be pure.” – Buddha
4) Invest In Your Skills
Scott Adams articulates this best, “Every skill you acquire doubles your odds of success.”
“Throughout your life, advance daily, becoming ever more skillful than yesterday, more skillful than today. This is never-ending” – Yamamoto Tsuentomo, Hagakure
5) Recession Proof Your Life
The structure of the economy is changing and it is naive to expect job security. Recent growth has came purely through debt (QE), we may be in for a long period of 0 growth.
You should have these 3 sources of income -> a)Job b)Online Business c)Investments.
6) Have The Right Mindset
Take responsibility for everything in your life.
You need to view your life as a ship that you are the captain of.
7) Own Assets
Build Your Asset Base.
You NEED A foundation of accounting knowledge to understand business.
Your Network Is Your Net Worth.
Humans are social animals, surround yourself with great people.
9) Be An Individualist Rather Than A Collectivist
Who does the world remember, the individual or the society?
The society of the age will be forgotten, the great person will be remembered.
10) Expect The Unexpected
The future always bring unexpected events.
You should do everything you can with regards to the way you act, so you feel confident that you made the right choices in life.