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7 Why You Need To Scrap THEIR Blueprint And Draw Up Your Own

Scrap The Blueprint.

Maybe you haven’t heard it called “the blueprint” – that’s my word for it. But you know very well what I’m referring to. It’s the way they tell you to live your life.

(Whoever “they” are.)

Work should look like this…
Education should look like this…
Here are the things you should be focused on…
Here are the things that you are allowed to enjoy…

We have all been conditioned to march to someone else’s drummer.

We have lived lives according to someone else’s blueprint.

It’s time to stop doing what others tell you is best for you and to start doing what you know is best for you.

“He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.”
~ Raymond Hull

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It’s Easier To Maneuver When You Rise Above

An extra short post today to remind everyone that things move better when you are above the hustle and bustle.

As I flew home last night watching the sun set out the window of the Southwest 737, it struck me how beautiful and calm everything looked up there. In fact even on the majority of ugly, rainy days – it is beautiful above the clouds.

And me being me…that got me thinking about how true that is in business as well.

When you remove yourself from the crowded, busy, highly congested (and contested) conventional fights and create your own market, you have more freedom and opportunity.

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2 Karma. Often Slow – Always Reliable

Someone did something nice for me today. Someone I don’t really know very well.

He had no obligation to do it, and his only reason for doing it was because he thought it was the right thing to do.

The world could use more people like this guy, don’t you think?

Let’s talk about the concept of Karma. That’s my word for it. You can say it’s God helping those who help themselves – or you can say “what comes around goes around.”

It’s sad that our first reaction to someone doing something nice for no apparent reason is suspicion. In this day and age, the A-holes are certainly more noticeable than the nice guys, aren’t they?

But there are still people like this guy out there. I’m learning that there are a lot more of them than I thought.
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