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Do It, Mean It, Be It by Corrie Shanahan

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4Investing in Infrastructure

In a nutshell: Investing in yourself and building systems that support you is key to being successful in changing your life. When it comes to behaving differently, willpower is highly overrated. Beating yourself up endlessly is equally unproductive. You need to build habits that will help you get where you want to go and invest now to optimize performance. This is often more important at home than at work.

Take Away Willpower

“You’ll see I wear only gray or blue suits,” former President Barack Obama said. “I’m trying to pare down decisions. I don’t want to make decisions about what I’m eating or wearing. Because I have too many other decisions to make.”

Former President Obama was speaking to writer Michael Lewis early ...

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