9 Skills To Learn

9 skills to learn (with recommended resources):

1. Taking care of your body. Without this, nothing else matters. Exercising. Eating right. Lifting weights. If you’ve been doing them for a while, they become second nature. But they’re skills. Learn now! Recommended Resource: OnTheRegimen.com

2. High energy. Half the battle is in the body. Half the battle is in the mind. Cut the news. Cut drama. Cut gossip. High energy is a natural result of doing the things which are good for your body and mind. Recommended Resource: Awaken The Giant Within by Tony Robbins

3. Sales. It doesn’t matter if you aim to actually “sell” anything. You are selling something every time you communicate or want something. Recommended Resource: How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

4. Psychology. If you can understand how humans think… You can sell yourself to others, get yourself to do things which will help you, and better be able to understand what goes on this Earth. Recommended Resource: Thinking In Bets by @AnnieDuke

5. Negotiation. Negotiation is the combination of sales, psychology, and empathy. Nearly every is going to have to negotiate something in their life, so it pays to learn this one (literally). Recommended Resource: Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss

6. Habit Formation. Habits are the key to any long term project or mission *actually* succeeding. They can either make you or break you. So make your habits work for you. Recommended Resource: Atomic Habits by James Clear

7. Mental Toughness. Eventually, you’re going to have to do what you don’t want to do. What’s mental toughness? It’s doing what needs to be done, even when it sucks. Recommended Resources: 75 HARD, Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins

8. Leadership. “But I’ll never be a leader.” Wrong. You’re leading yourself every day. Might as well figure out how to lead yourself the right way. Recommended Resource: Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

9. Empathy The ability to understand someone else’s point of view. It’s hard to sell yourself, to lead yourself, or negotiate with others if you’re not empathetic. Recommended Resource: How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

In sum: 1. Taking care of your body 2. High Energy 3. Sales 4. Psychology 5. Negotiation 6. Habit-Formation 7. Mental Toughness 8. Leadership 9. Empathy Most of these are highly related. Improvement in one area will likely improve all areas! Thanks for reading. 🙂

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