The beginning of the year is always a good time to take personal inventory. I’m not just talking about going over one’s portfolio, net worth, and asset allocation model.
Fear, to me, is the ultimate motivator to take massive action. It leads to the nurturing of the most important character trait a man can possess and use: unwavering faith that THINGS GO RIGHT in the end.
My only real fear in life is of racing in circles without knowing it, which is a great motivator for me to always extend what I think is possible. I walk towards challenges because that is where growth is assured to occur.
Most people never dig deep into their internal worlds.
There are two mental attitudes each person can choose to live according to. One of them would make them a punching bag, which is quite resilient and reacts with equal force when the environment pressures him, but he never act out of your own self-direction.