Barking Up the Wrong Tree

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Barking Up the Wrong Tree Cover

Know your strengths and weaknesses and double down on your strengths.

Surround yourself by people you want to become. Find a couple mentors. Have energy and stamina in the corporate workplace for success.

When it comes to working with people, cooperate first but don’t be a martyr and strick back when betrayed. That being said, occasionally forgive when betrayed. These are winnging stategies from prisoner dilema bot simulations.

Work hard, but make sure it gets noticed.

Strive to help others two hours/week (in batch).

Not quitting requires grit which comes from stories you tell yourself. If you don’t know what to be gritty at yet, try lots of things; quit what fails, then apply grit.

When you feel you have control, stress plummets.

Top businesses leaders work 60-65 hours/week.

Identify number one priority and quit stuff that isn’t important. Write down where each hour of the day goes as it happens and note which hours are contributing to: happiness, achievement, significance, or legacy.

Job hopping early in your career can be a path to more money and the title you want. Changing roles is more likely to get you a leadership position.

Speaking first and often can lead people to see you as a leader.

Toss out the confidence paradigm and replace it with self-compassion instead.

You can work hard, just make sure it’s something that’s important to you and that you’re good at. Meaningful job > job > unemployment > job you hate.

You are most productive from an hour after you wake up to 1.5 hours after that. Make this 1.5 hours deep work.