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Curtis Jackson (a.k.a. Fifty Cent) partnered with Robert Greene (author of Mastery) on a spectacular discussion of fearlessness. From learning how to endure the grind on the corner as a hustler, to embracing a fearless approach with the executives in the music industry, Fifty embodies a mentality of fearlessness. This book discusses both specific applications of fearlessness, as well as the underlying theory from an evolutionary perspective, teaching each and every one of us how to embody a fearless life to achieve the heights of power and prestige.
The smallest daily habits can have tremendous impact in our lives. For many months, daily choices like whether to eat an extra cookie or purchase an extra coffee will make no difference. But once The Compound Effect kicks in, the changes really start to show. This book describes specific ways to use this principle to your advantage.
The company Interactifs interviewed over 60,000 people throughout a 20-year time span, asking how they would like to be spoken to. The answers were divided into two categories: the content of the message and the manner in which the message was delivered. Across multiple genders, ethnicities, and ages, people gave the same answers. Content answers consisted of words like “clear”, “direct”, “precise”, and “concrete”. Manner answers were things like “polite”, “respectful”, “courteous”, and “calm”.
Your time has a value attached to it; a specific dollar amount that you must calculate and remember. Once you realize how much your time is worth, you must start to despise all those who waste it. If you want to succeed, you must be ruthless in removing all interruptions, and in removing all the people who suck you dry of your precious time.
This book describes the WRAP method for decision making: Widen your options, Reality-test assumptions, Attain distance, and Prepare to be wrong. This is a systematic method for making decisions which will increase your odds of success. Specific techniques include studying general trends from experts, and purposefully looking for others who disagree with you.