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Human Nature

Mind Map | Navigation Chart

The quality of your life is a direct reflection of the quality of the people you surround yourself with.

Avoid the herd, grow the hive.

Play long term games with long term people.

Rite of Passage

Easy times create weak people, weak people create hard times, hard times need disciplined people, discipline earns freedom.

From the cradle to the grave, what are the common challenges and decisions that every person must navigate on the path to living a long and fulfilling life?

  • How are these challenges changing from generation to generation?
  • How can each generation help the other by providing different capabilities?
Challenges and DecisionsImportanceCapability
Find your Purpose
Focus your Attention / (Enemy = Social Media Dopamine Thieves)
Learn independently
Gather allies / Build a network
Understand enemies
Evolve exercise routines
Establish healthy sleep habits
Match diet to your body chemisty
Find cultural identity through Art/Dance/Food/Music/Sport
Develop your personal brand
Understand addiction
Sexual relationships
Earn a living
Manage your money
Buy a home/investment property
Experience Travel
Govern an organisation/community
Finding a Partner
Gain equity in a business/protocol
Raise a family
Switch careers
Decide how to retire
Prepare for the endgame

There is no reward without an effort.

Heroes Journey

What assets, best practices, allies and their range of capabilities need to be gathered to navigate life's journeys successfully?

The Heroes Journey

The map is not the territory.

If you can't picture success how will you recognize it?

Start with the end clearly in mind then work back to imagine how you will get there.

Narratives shape perception of reality. Leverage the organising power of intent through succinct communication that delivers the right message at the right time.

Success is a state of mind that flows from aligning actions with intentions. Inner space is the most valuable place to explore.

Explore ideas, don't become owned by them.


What do people need? how do they attract that? and how they recognise they are on track?

The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.

People just want to feel validated.

Value System

Quantitative, Objective, Past, Present Reality

  • Character
  • Resources
  • Assets

Belief System

Qualitative, Subjective, Possibilities.

  • Trends
  • Opportunities
  • Threats
  • Critical Path


Our stories are our compass. We are a product of the stories we repeatedly tell ourselves, so we should invest significant time and energy in crafting good ones.

Money is an abstract idea at the intersection of our collective value and belief systems. Infinite money is just a story away.


Strength of character is the reward for the hard work.

Embrace chaos, passionate about technology and motivated by the idea of building the future. Judge people by their actions over their words.

Great people need to work on hard problems.


  • Takes ownership
  • Solution focused
  • Continously improving

Team Player

  • Connector
  • Selflessness
  • Agile and adaptable

Decision Making

  • Calm under pressure
  • Big picture thinking
  • Chaos vs risk management