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Notes To Self


  1. Calm is a super power.
  2. Act as if you have nothing to lose. You don't. Ever.
  3. Freedom begins within. Often with a pen and a notebook.
  4. Leadership is a way of life.
  5. My first and greatest duty is to love. My second one is to create and express myself.
  6. Practise aesthtetics in everything you do. Live elegantly.
  7. I don't do drugs. I am drugs. (the original quote belongs to Salvador Dali)
  8. To learn is to be. Are you?
  9. If you're still trading time for money, your life must be a poorly defined value proposition.
  10. Simplicity and prosperity are both a state of mind.
  11. Choose/Decide to live by design, not by default.
  12. My priorities: my loved ones/health/writing, art and travel.
  13. The greatest influence on the future of humanity in positivie terms will come from those who are not afraid to learn out loud. If it's true that one can lead only by example, this is the we've been waiting for.
  14. Perfection is boring. Courage is contagious.
  15. If/when you transform yourself, you transform everything.
  16. Do not attach yourself to the result. Focus on progress. Stability and confidence are achieved through motion, albeit counterintuitive.
  17. Make sure you keep going.
  18. Square breathing is an amazing way to focus and calm down.
  19. What would you do if you had to achieve the impossible with nothing?
  20. Your gut feeling is the Universe reminding you, it is on your side.
  21. Enjoy everything. Endlessly.
  22. Life is not meant to be lived in worry. Relax and be.
  23. Notice the things you are curious about. Stuff you keep coming back to over and over.
  24. Notice what causes touch your heart and make you wanna fight for them.
  25. If something you love doing, loves you back, you've found your calling.
  26. Nothing should be taken personally.
  27. All is well and everything is possible.
  28. Love always wins.
  29. Leadership can only be granted in trust and in time.
  30. When your backs are against the wall, break the damn thing down.
  31. Legends are not built in one day.
  32. Trust your gut. Always.
  33. Trust yourself you're going to figure things out, no matter what.
  34. Figure out what makes people tick.
  35. Celebrate freedom.
  36. Always have something to look forward to.
  37. Loyalty is a two-way street.
  38. Every moment is a new beginning.
  39. Create. You can't create anything new without immitating something existing first.
  40. Show your work.
  41. Let people know what you're working on.
  42. Share your thoughts as someone might be listening. Someone might be needing you.
  43. Help me help you.
  44. Always have a notebook and a pen with you.
  45. Solutions are often hidden in the right questons.
  46. If you're gonna think outside the box, make sure you first and find a way out of the box. What box are we talking about anyway?

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