Why is Critical Thinking important for Success?

Many people talk about critical thinking, it has become one of the modern buzzwords, but what is it really and why is it so important to incorporate critical thinking into your daily life?

I have a saying… ‘Most people think, but very few people think about what they think about, when they think’ and even that idea is not what I consider critical thinking and it is more than just questioning the questions we have.

Before I proceed, I want to state that critical thinking is a complex subject, with many varying definitions. However I would like to share my perspective on what it takes to create a path that could lead to critical thinking.

Looking more carefully at the word critical, it is a conflict word that is designed to provoke an emotional response, to very blatantly suggest your thinking is wrong. Of course conventional thinking (that politically correct wet and limp offend no one outlook) is rendered useless by ideas like constructive criticism (the idea that something can be achieved without the real hard truth). It could be this soft approach to Criticism that has resulted in the need for critical thinking.

The plans we come up with have a certain degree of variation, we normally have a plan A, B or even C. When we have more than one plan we consider ourselves to be very creative and admittedly, you normally are creative as you have come up with other options or outcomes. Yet no matter how creative your plans are, they remain your plans and will work for you to a point. The point is limited to your understanding and the predictability of a situation. The reason is that we make plans using our own knowledge and beliefs, which are generally a by-product of our personal conditioning.

To introduce the idea of critical thinking I will use the following example. If you were to set up a tiger trap, you would put it on a path you know tigers use, and given some time you would probably find a tiger in your trap. It could be argued that the tiger you catch will also not be the biggest in the jungle.

We then need to look at what it would take to catch the biggest, meanest tiger in the jungle. First we would need to consider what characteristics the tiger needed to become this beast. Well, the first thing that comes to mind is that he would not take the general paths that any other tiger would take as he is most likely to get caught on that path. That tiger knows that surviving is about doing the unpredictable and about having a different strategy, a strategy that is only temporary. Survival of the tiger depends on his ability to change his habits and do the unpredictable.

However, this does not make the tiger a critical thinker. We, as the ones wanting to catch him, have to consider all our options before we set the trap. Have we looked at all possible routes he might take? Do we know everything there is to know about tigers? Have we asked other people what they think? Is there a hidden path the tiger might use? We have to predict the tiger’s unpredictability!

Just like the tiger our success depends on our ability to change our approach. Becoming totally predictable is a weakness that will hinder our success. The need for news ideas is mentioned in my post ‘Your greatest ideas of 5 years ago are now your baggage‘.

How then do we develop our critical thinking, so that we can be less predictable and potentially more successful?

Step One – Look at a potential situation or plan. Write down everything you know surrounding this, including the emotions and all thoughts you have about the situation. Try to understand your motivation and your goal. Now identify any possible problem(s). Look for reasons and your understanding of why this problem occurs. Gather facts, and available evidence. Get the input of others, find out what they think, but most importantly don’t look or ask for solutions.

Step Two – Now look at the aftermath of the problem should it occur, what are the negative outcomes you foresee and how will that outcome affect your personal life and that of your family? What would your responsibility be should none of your plans work?

Step Three – Start looking at different solutions by asking as many people as possible a question like ‘what would you do if you were in the following situation?’ Let the person speak freely and don’t interrupt them, rather encourage them to tell you more. Consider their answers and emotional responses, were they the same or different from yours and what were you able to learn from each person you spoke to? Observations, facts, arguments and skepticism are needed to analyse and properly form the picture in your mind.

Step Four – Compare your original outlook to the way you are currently thinking. Have you found that it has changed and that you are thinking more about solutions? Write down your thoughts and speak to more people. Try to identify a person who is a natural problem solver as they are always thinking of ways around or through problems. They could become a good friend, especially if you are honest about your challenges. The friendship could be beneficial both ways.

Step Five – Now that you have started on the road to critical thinking, start asking yourself questions like what will change in the future, and how would I handle this type of problem down the line? Bear in mind it would need to have a different approach and possibly an alternative solution. Broaden your scope of thinking. Make sure you are properly prepared for what lies ahead.

For this whole process to be successful you will need to be honest with yourself, and it will help you gauge the honesty of other peoples’ responses when you ask them. Generally people tell you what you want to hear, so the more honest you are with yourself, the more comfortable people will feel to tell you what you need to hear, rather than what you are wanting to hear. If you are not prepared for the truth, very few people will share it with you.

Do you see why critical thinking becomes important for our success? Notice that most people resist change, but in fact the world is changing quicker than most people even wish to admit. I have noticed they no longer resist change, the idea makes them numb and they wish for things to be at the level at which they can align their thoughts.

Unfortunately the changing circumstances will not wait for our thinking. We need to be pro-active with our thinking, and critical thinking may just give us the unpredictable advantage that could lead to our success. You need to be rational, open-minded and unbiased to truly change your situation and grow into your true potential,

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Why do you need a will?

by Johann Verster

Few things in life are as certain as the fact that we will all have to lay down our heads one day. But to “plan” our inevitable death – whenever – is especially crucial in today’s society.

Not many people know when it will happen, and most people pass unexpectedly – an accident, a heart attack or stroke, blood clots, etc., and in a country like South Africa, unfortunately also from other causes.

All one can do is to prepare for the day when your children, spouse, partner, best friend – or in some cases even your parents – have to convey the message to your other loved ones. The best you can do is to provide for the day when your children, spouse, partner, best friend – or in some cases even your parents – have to convey the message to your other loved ones.

Based on this, I did some research and spoke to people who know more about this than I do – Jan Swanepoel, a private consultant from North-West near Brits (South Africa).

How can you be prepared?

It is absolutely essential that you draw up a will, but this is only the beginning.

You should – just as you plan your life in terms of short and long-term goals – plan what should happen when you die. We all have to die one day…

Many and varied reasons exist – you have certain (sometimes unique) ideas or plans for what should happen to your property and financial affairs when you pass on. “You can’t expect your neighbour to quickly pop over to help your bereaved loved ones. For that you need a legal document to set out your wishes in writing. This is called a will.

Why do you need such a document?

You may want to bequeath something that is of considerable sentimental value to you, to someone in particular, such as your grandfather’s historic hunting rifle, which has been in the family for generations; you may want to provide for your spouse or minor children, or need to ensure that even adult children – especially if disabled, for example – should receive ongoing financial support. You also may have a single property that needs to be divided between three heirs, or shares or investments of high value and need to be divided fairly among your remaining spouse and/or children.

Your so-called “last will and testament” can be a simple or very complicated document, and it depends on what you want to do. But it is an essential document. As unpleasant as it is, you need to plan from early in your adult life what should happen after yur death, otherwise you might just put the people you love and wanted to help, in an unintended predicament, which might even tear apart families.

For example, if a couple get divorced and the husband remarries without drawing up a new will, his second wife may end up with nothing as his ex-wife will inherit everything. The last valid will drawn up, will always prevail.

A valid will must be signed in the presence of two witnesses. Only the original version can be submitted to the Master of the High Court after the testator’s death by his or her executor who is tasked to settle the estate. A certified (sworn) copy, which as such is also signed by the testator and the two witnesses, as well as a peace officer confirming the authenticity and origin of the original, can be submitted if the original document cannot be located or if it may have been destroyed (in a fire, for instance).

The testator’s next of kin must know about it and should also know where the original document is kept in safe custody. Allow the legal person who drew it up, to safe-keep it and ensure your next of kin know who and where they are.

To ensure this, it is a good idea to keep it in a Legacy File together with all your other documents, which we will discuss in part 2.

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Is there one key that could unlock my success?

Success is made up of many things and trying to identify the most important facets is always difficult. However, one idea comes to mind, and that is ‘discipline’.

Discipline in all areas of our lives would definitely be a major contributor to our success, but because success is often associated with money, what would that one critical discipline be when it comes to money?

Saving is the simple answer. Starting to save, if you have not already, is a perfect way to create discipline in your life.

How do I start saving? – Decide how much you would like to save. Perhaps you are wanting to create an Emergency Fund that will be there in times of real emergencies. Having this type of fund is something you will never regret. Determine how much needs to be in this account and then decide how much you are willing to save on a monthly basis. Stick to your decision. Keeping your own agreement is the start of discipline and you will be amazed at how easy it is once you start.

Don’t delay, just start even if it is a smaller sum than you first decided. You will develop the ability to add more and get to your goal once you have begun.

Develop consistency – When we are able to be consistent, we have developed discipline. Once you have proven to yourself you can be consistent and you have reached the goal for your emergency fund, you can start looking at others areas that need attention. Perhaps you would consider paying off debts quicker and saving for other things you have thought about.

When you are able to be consistent, success becomes predictable

Create you own rules and guidelines – Discipline is not just about achieving things, it takes a great deal more self control to maintain what you have accumulated. You will be tempted to spend the money in your Emergency Fund and you need to define the things in your life that would constitute an emergency. If it is not an emergency by your definition, you need to have an agreement with yourself that you will not dip into your emergency fund.

When you have decided what would be considered an emergency, you may realise that you need to create other saving funds to deal with the other unforeseen things which may include maintenance, repairs and replacement of household items, tyres for the car, money for your children’s school excursions and sporting goods. You may even consider starting a holiday savings or a saving that will help others in need.

Yes, there is more to success than just simply starting to save, but we should never overlook the small steps we take that create habits. A habit forms part of our character, and ultimately becomes our destiny.

When simplified, the Principles of Success are all about discipline… Will you have the discipline to begin implementing things that could change your life forever?

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How to fail… The simple guide

I have the privilege of working with hundreds of people on a weekly basis, I also know that everyone I meet has the potential for success in them. The reality is that most of these people will never become successful. You may think that I am being judgemental, harsh and so rude to observe people like that. You may ask why I think like this.

Well the answer to me is very clear, these people have one thing in common that inhibits their success… That one thing is greed and because of this they believe that in some way they are entitled to success.

No, unfortunately success comes from thinking about others and putting them first, instead of thinking about yourself and what you can get. Stop thinking WIIFM? I am reminded of the words of Zig Ziglar who said ‘“You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.”

The simple guide to failure is to be greedy, if you are not achieving the success you think you deserve, perhaps it is time to do some introspection

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Crypto and Digital Currencies Explained

by Trish Harris the original post was published on https://growyourbitcoin.co.uk/f/crypto-and-digital-currencies-explained

What are Cryptocurrencies?

A cryptocurrency is an asset used as a means of exchanging. It is considered reliable because it’s based on cryptography.

One of the cryptography’s primary objectives is communications and how to make them secure. It creates and analyses the algorithms and protocols so no information is changed or interrupted during the conversation by any third party. Cryptography is a mix of a large number of different sciences, with mathematics as the basis. It’s maths that attaches the severity and reliability to algorithms and protocols.

Cryptocurrencies use blockchain and a decentralised ledger. This means that no supervisory authority controls all the actions in the network.

What are Digital Currencies?

Digital money exists only in the digital form, this means that it doesn’t have any physical equivalent in the real world. Nevertheless, it has all the characteristics of traditional money. Just as with classic Fiat money, you can obtain, transfer or exchange it for another currency. You can use it to pay for goods and services. Digital currencies don’t have geographical or political borders; transactions might be sent from any place and received at any point in the world.

Core Differences between the Two?

Even though cryptocurrency is a type of digital currency, there are some fundamental differences between these and digital currencies.

1) Structure – Digital currencies are centralised, meaning that the transactions in the network are regulated by a particular group of people and computers.

Cryptocurrencies are conversely decentralised and the regulations are made by the majority of the community.

2) Anonymity – Digital currencies require user identification. You would be required to verify your identity with sufficient documentation issued by public authorities.

Buying, investing etc with cryptocurrencies do not require this. However, cryptocurrencies aren’t fully anonymous. Though the addresses do not contain any confidential or personal information, each transactions is registered, the senders and receivers are publicly known, thus all transactions can be tracked on the blockchain.

3) Transparency – Digital currencies are not transparent. You cannot choose the address of the wallet and see all of the money transfers. The information is confidential.

Cryptocurrencies are totally transparent. Anyone can see any transactions of any user, since all revenue streams are placed on the public blockchain.

4) Transaction – Digital currencies have a central authority that controls
manipulation transactions. It can cancel or freeze transactions upon the request of the participant or authorities or on suspicion of fraud or money-laundering.

Cryptocurrencies are regulated by the community, and it is very unlikely that the users will approve changes in the Blockchain.

5) Legal Aspects – Most countries have some legal framework  for digital Currencies, albeit they’re in their infancy. 

Currently, Cryptocurrencies are unregulated. In most countries, their official status is still undefined. This is sure to change in the not too distant future.

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The Wake Up Call

By Chris Mac, 27-09-2020

After so many years in an industry where the media was needed to promote certain products to achieve selling success, I started questioning the legitimacy of news headlining the media, and that is media in general. Yes, I have in fact dealt with them for many years!!!

Ever since most things (at least in terms of news and communication) became digital such as Music, Movies, Media, Socialising and Information Spreading, it became clear to me how anything and even perhaps all things are manipulated to an extend where the average human don’t know how to form his/her own opinion on somethings and perhaps all things!

The indoctrination of the monetary system by using its media puppets became the gatekeepers and the slaves will remain inside the city not even questioning why or when or what. It became easy for humans to simply follow the order of these systems put in place by never dare questioning the true culprits behind it… (Or it’s legitimacy by any means)

Sadly the media plays you like fiddles till you believe they are saints…

I’ve NEVER trusted free news or any news for that matter!!!

It’s freely shared as it obviously states, anyone can visit and read free of charge… The logical question then should be, what separates any media from Facebook and Twitter? Do you think any of the mentions makes any proper use of real news investigators?? Can you guess the answer?……… If you think yes, Think again!!! Remember the word puppeteers…

PS: News is simply another Godless company earning money on your ignorance. Ignorance is the best income in the world! It creates stupid people and has millions of ignorant followers…

Growing up, I remember my dad teaching me how to look with my own eyes, and not be conformed to the opinions of others… Sadly most people are unable to look through their own eyes and find answers and facts for themselves. But why is that? Simply put, this is how most people have been conditioned, being unable to look though their own eyes but only through the eyes of the monetary paid media.

The question you need ask yourselves is: Am I strong enough to overcome them, Or am simply going to follow them like sheep?

Sadly most people are unable to use their own eyes and ears to make up their own minds, hence the reason most people will remain in media/monetary slavery. Slavery has a price, so does freedom. Are you the reader a slave or a free human? only you can choose your destiny!!! Not even my words and facts can change your minds, only you can.

Going on for 10 pages more would truly not be difficult, but to what end? The rabbit hole goes deeper than you think, and as time passes, I’m sure it’ll become clear how the puppets do everything the puppeteers instruct them to do, write and say…

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Don’t diversify… FOCUS

Have you ever heard the words ‘You should diversify?’ and was your initial reaction ‘oh that seems like a good idea!’

Let me ask you a straight question, why is someone telling you to diversify? Are you becoming successful at what you are doing or are you failing? Remember that when people say things to you, they do not always have your best interest at heart. Sometimes parents give this advice to children when they are too focused on one particular thing, for example art or music. Usually the parents do not think that it will be a good career path for the child, because they don’t think there is much money in that.

Most of the time the idea that you should be diversifying is advice that is given when someone thinks you will make more money than them, and the advice is in the hope that you will in fact make less money than they do. The bottom line on most of the advice around diversification is that it is more rooted in jealousy than in actual good sound advice.

Remember people do not always like you and those who we think are our friends are only comfortable with us if we keep the same social status. Therefore if they think we are going to become successful they will often give us limiting advice out of jealousy, that is strategically manipulated to keep us exactly where we have always been.

Likewise the people out there in the world ‘who are definitely not your friends’ will give you advice that will keep you in the same place you have always been.

Getting back to the subject of diversification, imagine trying to be a great Football or ‘Soccer’ player and a great Rugby player at the same time. You could try this but you would probably never reach the very top level as you have not focused on what you actually want. You cannot put your egg in two baskets!

Why do people say you should diversify? The luxury of diversification is what successful people have and they will tell this lie as many times as possible so that you can lose your focus, thus allowing them to remain above you in the hierarchy of life. If you are becoming successful, that means they will need to work harder to keep their status, it is much easier to encourage you to lose focus.

Make a choice today about what you are going to do, decide on the one thing that you believe will bring you success.

If you desire any type of success you need to focus 100% on what you have chosen and then work until you have reached the level of success that you determined as your initial goal.

Once you are successful you can have the luxury of your own choices and at that stage you will be resilient enough to understand the intentions of others.

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Why do we fear success?

The seeds of success are in all of us, yet we fear success more than we fear being poor! How is this even possible you may ask yourself? The answer often lies in our belief about ourselves and it started when we were very young. Besides growing up and hearing ‘NO’ thousands of times before we were 6 years old, we were always conditioned to fit in and never stand out. As a result we became just another average person.

Two things determine our success, firstly the opinion of others and then the opinion we have of ourselves.

It is truly a shame that the opinion of others control us in the way that it does. The first step to success is to stop believing your own thoughts about the opinions of others. The reality is they are so self absorbed that they are thinking of themselves and not you. If they did think of you, realise they don’t care about you and they are jealous of your potential. Yes we all have enormous potential, and if we can subdue that potential in others (which we do without realising it), they in-turn do the same and subdue our potential. We then think we are happy and unchallenged living average lives. That is the lie we live more often than not!

I don’t like rejection, can I become successful and avoid rejection? No you will need to face your fear of rejection. Firstly you will get rejected, embrace it as this is the only way you will ever learn. It is criticism, rejection and failure that cause us to grow, not the positive things like acceptance. When we are rejected we have two choices: 1) Go back to being average or 2) Learn and move on, realise that those who have rejected you have actually helped you, but they are not your people and that you will discover better friends and relationships.

Family and friends are your worst enemy when it comes to success. They don’t always consciously mean to be bad, but subconsciously they are jealous and like you to be average or a little less they they are. Don’t despise them for this, remember that they are unaware of their negativity towards you, as they are intrinsically lazy and your potential success will be a reflection on their inability to get into action and attain success. There is nothing you can do but to distance yourself as far as possible from these negative people in your life and in some cases you may need to cut all ties.

It may not always be possible to cut this type of person out of your life completely, so then you will need to recognise their narrow-mindedness for what it is, forgive it, but do not let it deter you from your own path. People who know you, or think they know you, will have placed you in some sort of box in their mind. When we climb out of this box, it makes people uncomfortable, and they can react negatively towards you, and either shun you or try to belittle you, so that you shrink back and fit into their silly box again. Again, I advise you not to fall into this trap. Stand firm, and keep your eye on your horizon. There’s no box that you need to fit in!

Success has its costs and you will need to pay the price of success along the way. Now that we have the negative friends and family out the way, let’s look at the other big influence in our lives… The media and the propaganda in the world.

Focus on your own success and what you need to achieve, watching television and reading the news is not going to contribute to your success in the slightest so ignore it. Just in case you think you will miss out, I promise you the negativity of what’s happening in the world will find you via the friends and family you forgot to cut out of your life, so always measure your friends and family by what they add to your life and not by the negativity they wish to share with you. Remember misery wants you as its friend.

Now that we have dealt with the opinion of others, let’s focus on the opinion we have of ourselves. If we are honest we probably think that we are not made for success, that we are too old, not clever enough or another million excuses that we can think of. This is because we are scared of our own potential and rightfully so, we are afraid of anything we don’t know. I can promise you that your potential is going to scare you and people will dislike you when you are reaching your potential, but that is their problem and never yours.

Will you make a decision to be successful, I mean a real decision that will scare you?

If that is your decision, don’t start with an excuse saying you don’t know what to do or how to do it. First start with cleaning out the friends and family who have no place in your life, then make a decision to accept you own potential and get on the road to success. You don’t need the approval of others to live the life that was intended for you.

I wish you every success, and a life without boxes or restraints.

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Banks can now hold crypto – this is the tipping point!

by Trish Harris the original post was published on https://growyourbitcoin.co.uk/f/banks-can-now-hold-crypto-%E2%80%93-this-is-the-tipping-point

In the year 2000, Malcolm Gladwell wrote the now world-famous book ‘The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference.’

In it, he used a series of interesting stories to show how ideas and behaviours spread.

If you’re not familiar with the book, here’s its blurb:

“In this brilliant and original book, Malcolm Gladwell explains and analyses the ‘tipping point’, that magic moment when ideas, trends and social behaviour cross a threshold, tip and spread like wildfire. Taking a look behind the surface of many familiar occurrences in our everyday world, Gladwell explains the fascinating social dynamics that cause rapid change.”

So the “tipping point” is basically when an idea suddenly goes mainstream; or “goes viral”, as we’d say today. We have just hit the tipping point of mainstream cryptocurrency adoption.

This week, everything changed for crypto, and there is no doubt that this is the tipping point. This is the moment where investing in crypto will become as common as investing in stocks, shares and savings accounts.

What’s changed?

The US government just declared that national banks can offer crypto custody services to their clients. So basically, it’s now legal for US banks to provide crypto custody services to the public.

You may be wondering why this is such a big deal. Well, it’s this event that’s just turned crypto into a mainstream investment that is as safe and easy to store as stocks and cash. What this means is, anyone will be able to walk into their bank and buy, sell, store and trade crypto. This is huge.

One of the stumbling blocks for BTC – and crypto in general – is that it is very technological, and therefore quite daunting for most people. If crypto is ever to reach true mainstream adoption, it needs to be as easy to invest in and as safe to store as stocks are today.

This is going to make crypto as easy to invest in as stocks

Most mainstream investors don’t have a clue about how the companies they invest in actually work, how their investment is put to use or what – if any – safeguards are in place to protect their investment. And they don’t need to.

Ask the average Amazon investor what percentage of Amazon’s revenue it spends on logistics and warehousing… or which computer system it uses to keep track of its orders… or what the total compensation of its directors is, and you’ll draw a blank.

They don’t need to know that. All they need to know is that it’s making money, is managed well, and is wiping the floor with its competitors… and that its share price has been on a tear recently.

If they want to invest in it, they just call up their broker, or log into their brokerage account, and buy Amazon shares. Their broker takes care of the rest.

Once banks begin offering crypto custody services, the same will be true of investing in crypto.

Anyone will be able to call up their bank, or log into their online account, and buy £500 of bitcoin. It will then just appear on their account, along with their other investments.

Once big traditional banks start offering their own custody services, we could see a rush to capture the market. That’s going to mean a lot of crypto trading going on behind the scenes, and likely some big price movements, too.

You might ask why would the banks provide a service and a product which, actually, goes against everything they stand for? Well, they know that BTC is here to stay and it is going to be big. The services they would offer will of course be provided for a (most likely) hefty fee, and if the banks are profiting by their customers holding crypto, it will be in their interests to promote it. And banks are experts when it comes to marketing new money products.

So, if this really does prove to be the tipping point, it’s going to be a very interesting few years for all of crypto.

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CONSISTENCY – Not just your average OPPORTUNITY

Success is predictable when you are consistent… This is a simple statement that is easily misunderstood by the average person.

This reminds me of a book by John Mason called ‘An Enemy Called Average’. At school it was acceptable to get an average result, and if you are slightly about average that is okay. However, if you are clever you are not accepted by the group who are average, and thus you become the outsider.

The time has arrived to stop thinking like the rest of the SHEEPLE (those who find comfort in the average and strive to never stand out), find your path and surprise yourself. You need to be different and do it consistently. This will open you up to the possibility of success.

What am I talking about? Firstly people love the idea of success and they absolutely love having a title, but consistency is more often than not the missing ingredient.

I recently asked a group of people if they would like to be a leader and many responded with excitement. Then I gave everyone who responded a simple task. All they needed to do was to post the daily results on the WhatsApp groups they belonged to. Some started with the same enthusiasm they responded with, and others obviously had never heard of servant leadership and considered the task too menial for a leader to do. Within 7 days even the enthusiastic failed to be consistent, and most had completely stopped.

Success is a funny thing and it does not respect the fact that you may be clever or full of self importance. Success is a hard master and it will only reward you if you can start doing simple things that no one else considers to be exciting or important, and the only rule that needs to be followed is to be consistent.

Average is always your enemy and the only way you can be better than average is to be consistent.

If you are wondering and worrying about the people who will judge you for being different, then you have resigned yourself to the lie that you will never be successful. Some people feel threatened by your success and would rather see you fail. I strongly suggest that you distance yourself from the friends and family who judge you in such a way. As Steve Maraboli advises ‘No need to cut people off, just grow and they will fall off.’

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