You got bigger problems than I can solve, and you best move on

My estimate is that this global epidemic came just at the right time to show you that you have been swimming naked.

About 99% of humanity.

My students are not exceptions to this. The only difference, as far as I can see, is they took heed from me… on a Talk to me webinar a week ago, and some of them at least are using this time to double up on becoming worth a damn and be able to become more in spite of the trouble the world is in. Thank you for that, guys.

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How to gain an unfair advantage in life?

Here is another reason you want to learn as many skills as you can: in today’s competitive environment, with eight billion people, it is hard to stand out.

Knowledge means money… depending on what knowledge. Ignorance means poverty.

“Success isn’t about being perceived as the best at what you do. It’s about being perceived as the only one who does what you do.”

Now, that is a tall order, and yet you want to get as close to that idea as you can… being the only one who does what you do.

So how is that possible? By coloring over the lines.

Everyone can have one thing they do well. Many people do two things well.

Few people think of combining what they do well into a unique skill-set. They have the mindset of either/or… doing either one or the other.
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