Mon, 4 June 2018
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WHEN TO QUIT
the job that’s not fulfilling, the dream you’ve been working on, the relationship you’re questioning its direction…. today we're talking about how to know the difference of when to quit vs. when to keep going.
This could be a whole book….
cliches float on romanticizing persistence! “quitters never win and winners never quit” or “follow your bliss”
But when you boil it down, the two main narratives conflict:
There they were, sitting in the back of my closet. The $200 pair of jeans I bought a year ago, ripped down the middle yet couldn’t throw out. Why? I paid $200 for them! — economists would call it the “sunk cost fallacy” - I call it being stubborn.
Sunk costs are everywhere: and y they’re affecting you more than you know.
But what if passion… isn’t working?
What if… you burn out and start to resent it? What if… you feel like moving on but feel like you’ve put too much into it
Enter: "The Dip."
The Dip is a concept from Seth Godin.
Things that are valuable… are HARD! That’s what makes them scarce.
Easy to start things — who isn’t having fun!?
1. QUIT SOON: It doesn’t make sense to start something if you’re going to quit! Why waste your time? e.g. seen/been in a relationship w/ someone you KNEW wouldn’t work out? What are they (you) doing? — The opportunity cost of staying in something: missing out on other things that could be working! The opportunity cost of meeting someone you could be perfect with!
2. KNOW THE Difference! The Dip vs. Dead End? Some people I get emails from with 50 videos… can just tell. They’re gonna make it! Passion in them, keep improving, pay for education, seek out feedback. Everyone get’s discouraged. Then other people, have 500 videos… 50+ views. NO ONE is listening. Been doing it for YEARS.
HOW THE HELL DO I TELL THE DIFFERENCE!?
1.Is this growing? (i.e. all numbers in green)(e.g Amazon kept getting customers year after year. Look for “Forward Motion”)
2. Have others done this? (i.e. model business. success leaves clues)
3. What Advice Would I Give Someone Else in my exact same situation? (dispassionate objective look at your situation. What would the most honest person you know say about it?)
stop settling start living
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Note: Please always check with a professional before making any moves with your money. These videos are for educational purposes only. No official financial advice is being given. Never listen to anyone online who tells you to not check with a professional!
Go out there and crush this!