Those who fundamentally change or improve on pre-existing ideas are remembered by history not as thieves, but as geniuses.
People lie and say “ideas are a dime a dozen and execution is everything?” This is the biggest lie told in “business self help”. It divides the amateurs from the pros.
Seeing only the top of the pyramid of a work of art, or a business, or an invention, or an idea, misses the beauty of the entire pyramid.
Rule #1: BAD PEOPLE = BAD RESULTS
Sometimes we’re just not ready, and that’s okay. Not being ready is okay.
Everybody has an idea that they want to get off the ground. Everybody thinks his or hers is the greatest undiscovered secret mankind doesn’t yet know about.
My idea of a life well lived could (and probably will) be untrue in 100 years or 10 years. That’s scary.
There are about 220 countries on the planet. Doug Casey has been to 160.
1. There are absolutely no rules
2. Whenever someone gives you a list of rules, always throw out Rule #1.
If you were in a room with all of the people you once loved, and you were told to choose, whose arms would you end up in?