19 HARSH TRUTHS YOU DON’T WANT TO HEAR BUT MUST

My reply to Tim Denning

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Photo by Hillie Chan on Unsplash

Half of this piece is pretty good advice, but the other half?

1. We all have the same problems.

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Problems will always have different variables but the principles to handle them may be the same by Ben White on Unsplash

The truth is: we all have to find our own solution or get help in finding the right solution.

2. You don’t need experience — ever.

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Photo by Ali Morshedlou on Unsplash

Actually, in my 14 years of pro sports, experience is the only thing you should be trying to pursue!

Maybe what Tim is trying to say is this: “It doesn’t take experience to seek experience.”

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Death on Unsplash

3. We’re all going to have someone die on us — expect it.

I would rather not wake up expecting death today, Tim.

4. Complaining is a F*cking waste of time.

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stop complaining? about what? on Unsplash

5. No one gives a hoot about your personal brand.

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Branding not important? on Unsplash

6. Other people’s opinions don’t matter.

7. You don’t need education or permission — they’re both optional.

8. You never want to have regrets.

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courtesy photo from tim

9. The human experience is full of suffering. Time to master it.

10. Quit wasting your time and throwing it down the toilet.

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Where is your time going? by Gabor Monori on Unsplash

11. Create value ahead of everything else.

12. Gratitude is a bloody superpower!

13. Hate to break it to you; money won’t make you happy.

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maslow’s heirarchy of needs
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http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2008/04/16/business/Easterlin1974.pdf

— Make more money, save more money. 75k is the hot spot for happier people.

14. Be you and stop being an actor.

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Are you acting? Are you authentic? Vadim Fomenok on Unsplash

15. The only currency is time (Apologies crypto traders)

16. Some people dream and others just execute. Do the later.

Dreams + Execution Of Dream (Time/Small Incremental Improvements towards Dream) = Your Relative Success

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Why execute a dream? Alexis Fauvet on Unsplash

17. Trying to meet society’s idea of success is a loser’s game.

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courtesy photo

18. Perfection doesn’t exist and never will.

19. We’re all going to die. The End.

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“Blue sand falls in an hourglass on a rocky beach” by Aron Visuals on Unsplash

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