Adam Robinson — Outflanking and Outsmarting the Competition | Felix Dragoi

PERSONAL NOTES FROM THE TIM FERRISS PODCAST

June 21, 2018
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NOTES

*** Tim’s questions are colored blue and bolded

  • Adam Robinson was a chess master
What would you put on a billboard?

If you did not get what you want, it’s a sign either that you did not seriously want it or you tried to bargain over the priceThe most difficult decision is to act

  • IF you’re not getting what you want, change what you’re doing
  • If you experience any negative emotion, it’s time to redirect your attention 

What are some bad recommendations?

  • Accumulating too much information

What are the best investments you made?

  • Learning to meditate
  • At moments just relax, just enjoy
  • Learning to meditate is one of the best investments

What purchase positively impacted your life in the last 6 months?

What new belief behavior or habit has most improved your life?

  • Recognizing the importance of others
  • The better ideas he had the more success he achieved
  • It came as a late surprise that if you want to change the world, you have to enroll others in your plans and vision
  • The immense pleasures and satisfaction from focusing on others and putting them first
  • The more he gave to others, the more the universe gave back in return

3 keys to success

  1. Whenever possible, connect with others
  2. Strive always to create fun
  3. Lean into each moment expecting magic or miracles

What advice would you give to a college student entering the real world

  • You are leaving an old Ecosystem, you enter a new one
Not asking yourself “what do I have to do?”
But ask rather “who do I want to be?
  • The secret to success is to be ready for the opportunity when it presents itself. Until then, pay your dues
  • Make compelling visions of the future that other people will be excited to join

The 2 most important days in your life are

1. when you are born

2. when you discover WHY

  • Put yourself in situations where your strengths shine
  • Asking yourself “are you rehearsing your best self?”
  • If not, ask yourself how to reset
  • “where should my attention be right now?”
    • the answer should be, on your mission
  • “what activity can I cut up right now that would free me the most time”

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