Scott Adams: Seven Ideas for Success
Combine Skills–Learn many skills to make yourself valuable. Becoming really good at one skill is not enough.
Fail Forward–I love this idea. Don’t ignore your mistakes and use the skills learned in activities or careers in which you failed.
Find the Action–Discover where innovation is happening. Go there.
Attract Luck–Luck will find you when you are doing something. Athletes embrace this concept.
Conquer Fear–“Replace fear and shyness with enthusiasm.”
Write Simply–Use strong nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs.
Learn Persuasion–Two year olds badger. Civilized people learn the arts of psychology, sales, marketing, negotiating, statistics, and others to persuade.
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