Knowledge is not a linear path where you go from A to B to C. Knowledge is an infinite network, and things are connected in ways that may not be obvious.
The right book for the right person is not enough. It needs to be the right book, for the right person at the right time.
We are living in a world of information abundance. There’s no room for scarcity mindset, no room for guilt. The opportunity cost of being stuck in your learning is way beyond the price of a new book.
We avoid the decision for weeks, accumulate guilt, and hope that things will improve. Deep inside we know that we’re delaying the inevitable.
The thing you didn’t do but said you’d do just turned into two things you now have to do…
Intentions won’t get you anywhere. Only action might get you somewhere..
But the truth is that the only thing that might ever enable you to live an amazing life is to take action. To work hard. And to never give up.
Don’t fool yourself into believing that the moment you find out about these people or these companies is the moment they started working on it.
Everyone wants to protect his or her way of living life as the only way. As the best way. I’m no different. I also want to protect my way as much as I can.
And that’s why your friends want you to fail. Consciously or unconsciously. It doesn’t matter. They don’t want you to be able to break free.