3 Ridiculously Counterintuitive Ways to Create Your Best Self

Seek the moments that will define you and give joy and success.

Randy Wolken
Aug 20, 2020 · 6 min read
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Make Big Mistakes — and Learn from Them

Seek your dreams, no matter how hard they seem.

Now, I want to do amazing things.

Give it your best, and let yourself make mistakes.

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Do things that challenge you daily.

Make the mistakes necessary to learn, grow, and become successful.

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Find Your Silence — to Find Your Voice

Silence is underrated as a time of great creativity and joy.

We are at our best if we have rest.

My mind is always engaged and thinking about my next project, task, or writing piece.

Your brain and your body crave the silence.

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I like to meditate for 20 minutes in the morning.

Silence will give you a fuller and more meaningful day-to-day life.

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To Help Yourself, Go All-in to Help Others

Only going all-in on serving others will help you reach your long-term potential and goals.

Whenever I am self-serving, I am playing small.

The more I give to others — the more I get in return.

If we get good at coming to the rescue, people remember.

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Put others first.

Creating our best selves can be hard work.

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Randy Wolken

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I write to educate and inspire. President & CEO of MACNY - The Manufacturers Association with over 300 company members in New York State. Visit www.macny.org.

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Randy Wolken

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I write to educate and inspire. President & CEO of MACNY - The Manufacturers Association with over 300 company members in New York State. Visit www.macny.org.

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A community of storytellers documenting the journey to happiness & fulfillment. Join thousands of others making the climb on Medium.

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