Some food for thought:
- The average person spends 5.4 hours a day on their phone.
- The average person picks up their phone over 150 times a day.
- 82% of people think their phone usage is below average.
If you’re reading this, you’re probably interested in being considered a statistical anomaly. So…
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All change comes from leveraging the things that don’t change.
It sounds strange, but hear me out:
In the context of sales and marketing, understanding the patterns that have governed human psychology since the beginning of time is going to be more useful than trying to keep up with the nuances of a social media platform’s algorithm.
In the context of design and manufacturing, understanding the laws of the universe is going to be more useful than attempting to copy your competitors.
Here’s someone far more qualified than me to explain:
I’ve been studying some Austrian Economics over the past few weeks and was reminded of something I wrote a while back:
Your life is a market.
Your actions are trades.
Since being salary-free, I’ve begun to scrutinize each and every decision I make on a longer timeframe, particularly the financial ones.
The understanding of this concept is strengthened by a subject from Ray Dalio’s Principles: “Order of Consequences.”
Essentially - it’s the process of coming to terms with the fact that our actions in the moment have far reaching, compounding consequences over the long...
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