1. Plus - Get mentors - virtual or otherwise. Action Step: Find a mentor who can help shorten the learning curve but if this task seems elusive just go deep on any subject and learn everything you can about it.
2. Minus - Dumb It Down (DID) - Knowledge that you share you keep. Using flowery language and industry specific jargon only caters to your ego. Action Step: Get good at conveying your message in simple language even a 3rd grader can decipher.
3. Equals - Steel sharpens steel. Learn from your peers. Every boat leaves behind a wake. Action Step: “Good artists borrow, great artists steal." Be creative but you don't have to start from scratch.
4. Reading can be a superpower. Action Step: Read a lot and you don't need to read the whole thing. Get one idea and take massive action. Here's a title and you don't even have to read i,t just do what it says. Be So Good They Can't Ignore You
5. Keep them busy - Keep them tired - Notice and Interest (Double Down) - Action Step: Everyday chop wood - carry water.
6. It doesn't matter where you've been. The only thing that matters is where are you headed? Action Step: Let go of the past (it's already gone) Embrace the present moment and for God's sake quit beating up on yourself. You got this.
7. God does not play dice! Action Step: You are here for a reason. It's not by mere coincidence. Sit with this for a minute and own the fact that you matter regardless of what's happening outside of yourself.