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NOTABLE! What would you tell your 25 year old self?

DiamondDog

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I'm 25 years old and this is what I'm telling myself now:

"Alright, you finally have a decent paying job. Save 80% of your income, then invest in a new business. Keep the job so you have cashflow to get the businesss on its feet.

Don't be scared of failure. It will probably happen but you just have to keep trying. After all, you only have to get it right once."
 

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ADR

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The primary thing I would say is not to give up on my business. After three years, I sold a convenience store I was trying to get off the ground. I had plans of creating an eCommerce store and never did. This was in 2008 and I learned a lot. I went back to school to get a 4 year degree and entered the workforce. Now I working my way back to business.
 
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SeanC

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1. Almost nobody has a clue what they're talking about. The people you respect now will probably sound like idiots to you after you grow more. Stop listening to contradictory advice and trying to do the right thing - nobody really knows what the right thing is for themselves, and they definitely don't know what it is for you.

Sit down, analyze your strengths, and start doing things - even if you're not clear on where they'll take you. They create opportunities you never anticipated.

Educated guesses and your gut are the only things that stay consistent. Consistency breed success.

2. Try a bunch of things. Get ready to fail. Accept that you'll lose a lot of what you have. Times will get hard. You'll make really dumb choices - but after long enough they lead to some right ones. It's pretty unlikely anything good will fall out of the sky on to your lap if you don't suffer first.

3. The worst moments come right before the biggest breakthroughs.

4. Don't be a dick to your future self and waste 30-minute increments of your life.

5. Women and alcohol tend to bring chaos, and you'll be like a frog boiling in a pot - you don't see it while it's happening. It's subtle (until it's not). You need order to succeeed.
 

guy93777

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1. Almost nobody has a clue what they're talking about.

yes indeed at the level of the masses.

the only guys i listen to or read are the masterminds who own society above the circus.


i am not a parrot in the circus like most people . the beautiful thing is that people don't believe they are conned . their lives are totaly controled in a system .

this is a war against the mind, not the bodies like " classical war "

99 % of people can't understand that. in fact 80 % of wars are " mind wars "

peace does not exit on earth. you are at war everyday until death




a reminder : the movie " they live "




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so i would tell my 25 years old self to start reading these things as soon as possible

hilton hotema's books
omraam avainhof 's books
chinese strategy books
neville goddard 's books
 

Kevin88660

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For you 25 yr old+ guys out there, if you could go back in time, and tell your 25 year old self something, what would you say?
Give up asset management dream job early and go into sales early.

Sleep more and exercise well.

Hire escorts early in life.

Get into crypto trading earlier.

Give more. Donate to charity. Help young colleagues fresh out from college.

In short do all the above at mid 20s instead of at 30.
 

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