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Preparation meets opportunity

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2 min, 231 words

Another podcast ... I was listening to Guy Raz interview General David Petraeus on the "Wisdom from the top" podcast. Towards the end he made the observation that luck is where preparation meets opportunity. This implies the more prepared you are then the more "lucky" you will be when opportunities arise.

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Creativity modes

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2 min, 275 words

I recently discovered the Huberman Lab podcast so I have been working through the back catalogue. I was listening to one on creativity and mentioned that creativity is effectively taking existing elements and rearranging them in novel ways. It highlighted that there are two parts to creativity - creating/discovery and linear/implementation.

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Are you considering time sensitivity?

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1 min, 197 words

Somethings in life are time sensitive and some are not. A business opportunity may be time sensitive in that it will only be a success when certain things are aligned or maybe new technologies are available.

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Is fear of failure really the fear of judgement?

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3 min, 445 words

In the Alchemist by Paulo Coelho there is a quote “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” This ties in nicely with an observation from Gino Wickman in a podcast with Lewis Howes (School of Greatness) recently. He observed that in a lot of cases the fear of failure is really a fear of judgement.

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