For this reason, I wanted to hear from friends and relatives about the best piece of advice they have ever received. My intention was too narrow it down to my top ten favorite responses, but each one of these made me smile.
I’ve answered phones all day, sold promotional items in a supermarket and input mind-numbingly repetitive data into a computer. You see, to do something in a mediocre way harms both our psyche and our prospects.
In the words of Jim John, ‘The difference between where you are now and where you will be in five years time will be found in the quality of the books you’ve read.’ If you continue to grow your level of skill in your chosen field, you’ll become a master at what you do.
This is brilliant money advice and I wish I had heeded it earlier in life! Primarily because of the incredible power of the compound effect, whatever you save, with interest, accumulates more rapidly the earlier you start.
I used to think that if my circumstances magically changed, then everything would be great. Soon enough, our circumstances will change back to what we fundamentally believe about ourselves at a subconscious level.