Level 1 - NGMI
impressed you all took the time to write this, even though:
1.) the people who need to read it, will never read it, and
2.) the people who already know, are already subbed
Felix Dennis again a great example - grew up poor and always had a scrappy mindset in business and life. Everyone should read his "How to Get Rich" if they haven't already.
holy shit this explains why fox and pickle are so good... fox a finance guy competing with a bunch of autistic computer science kids and pickle a McDonalds wagie who taught himself web3 and smart contracts
On Osmosis: You cannot learn through it. *But* one can’t unsee excellence. The advantage is, you know now how something has to look like, if done right. After that, you find one person who will teach you what you saw - by skill. You can evalute them by their results. Does it look similar? How he got there? That’s how surgeons learn to operate well.
You mean they don't go to Ascension because the coffee taste better?
People don't pay enough for this content. It's gold.
Good poast. I was the middle class kid with brains but zero connections and clueless boomer parents who provided zero career guidance. Got into UPenn but went to good state school cuz had to borrow less that way. Financially independent now so did ok, but path woulda been easier having gone to an Ivy. Will advise my kids to go to most prestigious school they can.
what are some of these non pc biases? asking for a friend
Prime example: Drew Hanlen. Short skinny white dude, worked his way to a D1 basketball roster. Now is one of the most popular basketball trainers for pros. Hint: it’s not because he was the most talented.
The "osmosis" comment hits. Definitely a saying of midwits.
Scott Young has a similar concept, pick the 5 best in the world at something and study everything they do to learn. And then your point optimizes even further by finding the best in the world who weren’t gifted all the tools.
Billy Beane was a fool for not jumping to Boston
Great post, super actionable and applies to so many aspects of life. Awesome!