Every day I read (Voltaire still amazes me, as does the book on body weight conditioning,), I listen to podcasts (Lifestyle Business Podcast, Bulletproof executive) and radio shows, and use RSS feeds (Mark Cuban) to collect information to access when I am driving, or forcibly idle, and I collect thoughts, ideas, and things to research on pieces of paper I keep near. At the end of the day, or week, I will take the pile of notes which are filling up my pockets, and then write them down, and look into the ideas I might have. It could be books to look for or read, (right now I am still looking for James Altucher’s book on hedge funds), ideas to improve my sites (I want to take my bambozzle books further), I find possible topics for the blog (this one for example.) An enormous amount of information flows around us, and our brains are wired to see patterns, so we need to be aware of ideas or concepts that we can grab and use to make ourselves, our lives, and our business better.
“We all are learning, modifying, or destroying ideas all the time. Rapid destruction of your ideas when the time is right is one of the most valuable qualities you can acquire. You must force yourself to consider arguments on the other side.
— Charles T. Munger”
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