“Dream big” we are all told. “Follow your dreams”.
I agree, to an extent.
But the reality is that we don’t get what we dream about, we get what we work towards.
So if you are going to dream big, and there’s no reason not to, then make sure its aligned with what you are prepared to ‘work big’ for.
Or you’ll find yourself dreaming big in the ad breaks for Breaking Bad.
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