Many people subscribe to the idea that to get a high return you must take a high risk, that low risk leads to low return. I think this keeps people poor, because they either lose a lot or fail to make meaningful returns.
In my experience the rich approach risk quite differently and look for asymmetric risk return; low risk, high return.
If you are looking to expand your business, or your finances, I’d encourage you to look for asymmetric risk return; how can you trial that new idea without sinking a lot of money into it?
It takes a little more thinking, but it’s worth it.
When we want something, we are taught to visualise that thing, to focus on that image, until we have it.
There’s almost never a completely clean run.
Sometimes wonderful things take you by surprise, they open a new door.
Have you ever moved into a new house and seen something that needed fixing and thought “I’ll get on to that soon”?
Humans are tribal.
As humans we have an insatiable desire to explain untoward events so we can get on with solutions.
In any field, most of the rewards go to the top 5% of people.
I say please to Siri.
If a turkey were to assess the state of the world in early December, they would be forgiven for thinking all is well and that the farmer loves them.
We often compare today’s performance relative to yesterdays.