About focusing on the right things

About focusing on the right things During World War II, the Allies mapped bullet holes in planes that were hit by Nazi fire They sought to strengthen the planes by reinforcing the areas that received more bullets (shown as red dots on the picture) Theoretically, it was a logical deduction. After all, these were the most affected areas But Abraham Wald, a mathematician, came to a different conclusion: the red dots represented only the damage to the planes that were able to come back home According to him, we should reinforce the areas where there were no points, because these are the places where the plane would not survive being hit This phenomenon is called survival deviation It happens when you look at the things that have survived when you should focus on the things that didn't What are you looking at in this crisis? Where are you taking bullets or where should we act?

6 Common Qualities of Successful Entrepreneurs (and How You Can Adopt Them)

There’s no definitive formula for success. However, as entrepreneurs, we don’t really need a formula. Many people dream of being an entrepreneur. They envision their business as majorly successful; allowing them to make enormous wealth, be the boss, have the freedom to come and go as they please and work how and when they want. … Continue reading 6 Common Qualities of Successful Entrepreneurs (and How You Can Adopt Them)

15 ways to Stay Focused and Productive When Working From Home

Whether you’re working from home in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic or you’re already a full-time freelancer or on a distributed team, remote work can come with unique challenges. Especially if you’re not used to it, it can be tough to channel the same level of focus that you might have in an office setting. And when you’re suddenly away from the rest of your team, a lack of collaboration and connection can be difficult to navigate.

William Ackman: Everything You Need to Know About Finance and Investing in Under an Hour

Ackman takes Readers through the founding of a lemonade stand to teach the basics, explaining how investors pay for equity, a word interchangeable with "stock." In the example, the owner starts with $750, with $250 of that coming from a loan.

Simon Sinek’s – 5 Minutes on Why COVID-19 Is An Opportunity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThJdlJD-foY&list=PLgCOAz4cqZMQU3Qxoolr1L27-TrJQ7Hrv There Is No Going Back to Normal | Simon Sinek The one constant thing in our lives is change. Make sure you watch the video before reading the article. “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future” – John … Continue reading Simon Sinek’s – 5 Minutes on Why COVID-19 Is An Opportunity

Insights from The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy | Productivity Game

“The Compound Effect is the principle of reaping huge rewards from a series of small, smart choices. What’s most interesting about this process to me is that, even though the results are massive, the steps, in the moment, don’t feel significant. Whether you’re using this strategy for improving your health, relationships, finances, or anything else for that matter, the changes are so subtle, they’re almost imperceptible. These small changes offer little or no immediate result, no big win, no obvious I-told-you-so payoff. So why bother?”

Life Lessons from Entrepreneurs Over 50

We’ve noticed a trend in entrepreneurship among retired people looking to devote their newfound free time to a hobby business, or to fund their retirement dreams. We spoke to nine store owners about the benefits and challenges to running a business after 50. The consensus? Years of experience—both life and work—create a great foundation for entrepreneurship. Here are … Continue reading Life Lessons from Entrepreneurs Over 50

Advice from the 50 Billion Dollar Man

This is Billionaire Dan Pena's Ultimate Advice for Students and Young People. Now 73 years old and one of the richest men alive, he has a working class background and failed out of University 3 times before eventually graduating from college and becoming known as the trillion dollar man. https://youtu.be/N6zqatiur3A Transcript Show me your friends … Continue reading Advice from the 50 Billion Dollar Man