Daymond refused to let the opinions of others veer him off his path. He worked hard, stuck to his uncool job while he pursued his passion. And made it work.
Cheryl Strayed wrote for years before having a bestselling book. She knew the important thing was writing every day.
Every day I’d take a random habit that I knew was good (see the attached 20) and I’d try to improve it a little. Just “1%”.
Detach from the things you cannot control, and focus on the ones you can, and know that sometimes, the only thing you will be able to control is your attitude towards something.
The people who are super productive are not necessarily the most disciplined, they are the most interested in what they’re doing.
Be inspired by the people who truly changed the world for the better, and learn lessons from the writers and thinkers who have deeply studied the topics and personalities and problems of the past.
Making money is easier than most people think—knowing why and what for, and not being driven in the wrong direction to get it? Much harder.
When given the chance, opt to be a good and kind person. We don’t always get chances and often it is too late to practice this muscle.
Is being your own boss and relying solely on your own self-motivation for your livelihood scary at first? Yes. But all the risks are definitely worth the reward. The juice is worth the squeeze.
“You can’t change what people do to you, but you can change how you react to it.”