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Apr 23, 2021 - 2:24pm

Interesting topic so I'll chime in -- what I think most people miss (and what you're alluding to in your post) is that they don't really think too in-depth. Here is what I mean: do you ever think differently? 

I have some experience in this area so I wanted to give a little advice. Young monkeys, some tips so you don't make the same mistakes I see others routinely make:

  • Don't think about it. It's only going to send you into a negative feedback loop.
  • If others are talking about it, why not try and think about it your way?
  • If you can think it, you can dream it.

Hope this helps. Wish I would've gotten the advice sooner in my career. Great post OP, curious to see others' experiences.

Apr 24, 2021 - 7:36am

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  • If you can think it, you can dream it.

I think you're missing something here. Typically it goes "if you can believe it, you can achieve it." Dreaming about something doesn't get you very far in reality. 

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

Apr 23, 2021 - 5:13pm

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"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Apr 24, 2021 - 7:36am

You have never heard of Viktor Frankl? 

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Apr 24, 2021 - 7:36am

This is one of the greatest quotes of all time and inspired Steven Covey to write about it in his book. Viktor Frankl is a legendary psychiatrist/psychologist who wrote Man's Search for Meaning.

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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  • Intern in PE - Growth
Apr 24, 2021 - 7:36am

Viktor Frankl was a pseudointellectual hack par excellence. "Oh yeah, lemme take a few ideas of C.G. Jung, Joseph Campbell, et al out of context, rip off Neet-Chan a bit, and then spice it up with Holocaust eschatology, just because people are into that right now and it sells like hot cakes."

You might as well take "Think and Grow Rich" as a profound work.

Apr 24, 2021 - 7:36am

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

  • Analyst 1 in HF - Other
Apr 24, 2021 - 2:10am

People give up their freedoms and liberties willingly, on all levels of society, everyday; they seem to take pleasure in doing so; they crave subjugation, whether it's signing up for--and putting all their information on--services like Facebook, Amazon, Google, Uber, Snapchat, TikTok, cloud-based "home security" cameras--all one-way tickets into a world of incessant surveillance; blindly embracing infringements on their daily lives in the name of fear; parroting incomplete and often inaccurate information to others about Covid; the list goes on. History has shown that the majority of liberal democracies and republics ended not with blood and death, but with fanfare and celebration

  • Prospect in IB - Ind
Apr 24, 2021 - 3:20am

No sense in living in the past. King, take it from a drunk king going to sleep with a girl he loves, don't hit her up. You're better than that and find someone who loves you.

  • Intern in PE - Growth
Apr 24, 2021 - 7:36am

Don´t keep your mind on girls that don´t deserve you, King. If you are meant to be together, she will come back to you, so better prepare to become better, my man.

  • Intern in PE - Growth
Apr 24, 2021 - 7:36am

Woke up this morning for an exam, gf pulled me back into bed, needless to say, I was pretty relaxed when I waltzed onto the campus

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