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Letting the world do the work for you

Letting the world do the work for you

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If you don’t see the world the way it is, you’ll think it works in a way that it doesn’t and make terrible mistakes. The key to getting what you want out of life is to identify how the world works and align yourself accordingly. This is hard because we think the world should work the way we see it. The word “should” is important. Because we think the world should work in a way that it doesn’t, our approach is suboptimal. What the pupil must learn, if he learns anything at all, is that the world will do most of the work for you, provided you cooperate with it by identifying how it really works and aligning with those realities. If we do not let the world teach us, it teaches us a lesson.— Joseph Tussman You do not create the way the world works, you can only align yourself with it. It takes a lot of work to align ourselves with reality. When we don’t get the outcome we’re seeking, the last place we look is inside ourselves. Instead, we blame others or circumstances. If you want to align yourself with reality, you have to work at it and care about it. There are two keys to aligning yourself with how the world really works: accepting feedback and stopping bargaining. We let people, not results, guide our behavior. The world tries to tell us when we don’t see it the way it is. The problem is we don’t listen to the world. Instead, we let others tell us what’s right and wrong, what works, and what doesn’t. Common actions get common results. Most of our actions come from others. We want what they want. Even worse, we employ the same actions to get it. This isn’t always wrong. If you’re just starting, the quickest past to average is to copy. If you want better results than average, you’re going to have to iterate. Doing something different means we might look like a fool, and we do not want to look like a fool. Iterating means trying something new, it means you might fail. Show me a person who’s afraid to look bad, and I’ll show you a person you can beat every time.Lou Brock If we do what everyone else is doing, we’re going to get the same results that everyone else is getting. Different results demand different actions. If you can’t really fail, you can’t really succeed. Let results, not popularity, determine your actions. If you’re doing something that doesn’t get you the results you want, try something new. If you’re doing something that seems to work, keep doing it. Consistently repeat successful actions. Bargaining with the world doesn’t work. A lot of otherwise smart people know what they’re doing isn’t getting the results they want, but because they think the world should work in a way that it doesn’t, they keep repeating them hoping for different results. If you are this person, see it for what it is, and change your actions. The feedback from the world is often painful. Often, it is this very pain that causes us to no longer delude ourselves with how the world should work and accept how it does work. If you can learn to accept the world for how it is, before suffering, you’ll go faster and further. Outcome over ego.  If you think you know how the world works but you’re doing something that gets suboptimal results because it should work a different way,  » Read More

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