As the world gets smaller, as technology removes more and more barriers, the distance between ‘can’ and ‘will’ keeps getting smaller.
Compared to 100 years ago, anyone can build a billion-dollar company, speak professionally, get paid to do what they love, build a worldwide audience…
But will you?
Living an exceptional life, or not, is now a choice.
That adds pressure.
But coal can turn to diamonds under pressure, or get crushed.
There’s a tendency to gather information, and more information, and more information, indefinitely if a decision is important.
Your next 40 years will be determined by your next ten years.
A mantra I live by in business is, ‘tolerance is the enemy of excellence.’
Functional fixes are not solutions for existential misalignments.
If you’re buying your lunch from someone, what happens if he’s 20cms shorter than you?
It’s almost certain that what’s being agreed isn’t fully understood.
Don’t be a dick.
Five hundred years ago, Michel de Montaigne said: “My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened.”
In tennis, the majority of the game is spent volleying.
I own a wealth management company called MedCapital