I made the biggest mistake of my life. I chose my career over him. He couldn’t even forgive me—that’s when he cheated on me with another girl.
MYTH: 9 OUT OF 10 BUSINESSES FAIL THE FIRST YEAR.
LIVE YOUR LIFE LIKE IT’S YOUR LAST DAY.
I start off stupid. I learn. I do. The only way to get better is to DO. Not think or write or watch. DO.
We’re not all lucky with everything we do. Jocko is lucky. I am lucky. But some of his friends didn’t make it back from war.
I often GET INSPIRATION by reading. I can never underestimate the ability to absorb someone else’s life by reading about it. I’m a vampire sucking out their knowledge and making my brain more powerful. This gives me fuel when I procrastinate.
When you like someone you work with, it’s a risk to tell them how much you like them. If they don’t return your feelings, things can get awkward, because they can’t ghost you. They are still going to see you every single day. They are still going to be in your sight, which means you won’t be able to get them out of your mind.
Have a spirit of adventure, the desire to learn something new, be an explorer and never get too comfortable.