Failure is infectious and tends to breed more failure. As other people interact with you, their failures will seem to work in an almost magical way to sabotage your finances, emotional state, projects, and reputation. You must first learn to expect these shit storms from others and then learn how to stay clean when they start.
Blog Posts: Power Category
I’ve never been one for bling. I laugh at people who superglue 80 cent, shiny pieces of plastic to their car thinking that it makes them cooler somehow. I never wear jewelry. I’d rather get my value from displaying my personality than showing off a bunch of expensive unnecessary trinkets. I don’t even wear a watch. I can see what time it is on my iPhone. I’m a minimalist; however, for the things in life that are necessary to have, I customize whenever possible.
It’s time to get serious and ask yourself, are you playing to win or just a bad loser? You’ll then want to apply this same question to the people you associate with: Are they playing to win, or just spending their time spouting bullshit? After reading this you’ll know who’s going to actually accomplish something during their lives and who just needs to join the Shut-the-Fuck-Up Club.
Life is much more enjoyable when you’re awesome, and the key to becoming awesome is surviving what won’t kill you.
When I was in college, someone I considered a friend suddenly blurted out to me, “Do you know why I hate you?” Typically, not something a friend would say unless he was joking. And he wasn’t joking. So I mentally downgraded our relationship status to acquaintances and calmly asked him to tell me more.
The iPhone is simply the most amazing device but most people use it in a way that prevents their happiness.
On your journey to awesomeness, you will go through three phases as you learn how to deal with your personal failures: shame to guilt to learning.
Most guys are so focused on getting laid that they don’t care about using the right type of attraction. They think that if a girl sleeps with them, they win, and if she doesn’t, they lose. While this is a perfect game plan to lose your virginity, men who have mastered the game know that there is a right type of attraction and a wrong type of attraction. Play the game like an amateur, and suffer the consequences. Learn to play the game like a master, and you’ll get more ass than a public toilet seat.
I am on a journey that most will never undertake…
As a red sports car slowly rumbles past me into a parking spot, I stop dead in my tracks, horrified at what I see next… the new sexism.