A while back, I found a quote that got me thinking: “Amateurs think about tactics. But professionals think about logistics.” I first heard it in an episode of Hardcore History podcast. It talks about how logistics is often the determining factor in wars. You might have superior troops and tactics, but without good logistics, you wouldn’t be able to achieve your objectives.
Do you want to reach your full potential? A big part of that, I believe, is managing your risks. There are risks in different parts of your life, and the better you manage them, the better your chance to move forward in life. Not managing your risks well, on the other hand, could cause you a big headache down the road. I’m constantly learning how to better manage my risks, but I’d like to share what I’ve learned so far with you. Here are my four lessons learned on how to manage risks.
Do you want to be excited about your day? Do you want to go through your day with enthusiasm? While I still have a lot to improve, I can attest that I’m often excited about my day. As a result, I go through it with enthusiasm and end the day feeling fulfilled. How could that happen?
Warren Buffett, the famed investor, turned 90 last Sunday. At that age, he still hasn’t retired. He is still the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Not only does he live long, but also he stays sharp mentally. In fact, one thing he did on his 90th birthday is announcing a new deal that Berkshire just made. Bill Gates mentioned that he has the mental sharpness of a 30-year-old.
In Deep Work, there is an interesting formula for productivity. Here it is: Work Accomplished = Time Spent x Intensity You can see here that your productivity depends on two factors: time spent and intensity. The more time you spend on a task and the more intense you are, the more you will get done. Let’s now dissect this formula.
How has 2020 been for you? Frankly, I’m excited about this year! There are so many opportunities ahead of us. There are so many possibilities. But of course, it’s up to us to make the most of them. To do that, I believe that optimizing your life should become a mission of yours. You should constantly strive to optimize your life.