Rules

MY RULES

  • Rule 1: Always have a backup plan.
  • Rule 2: Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Rule 3: Assumption is the mother of all fuckups.
  • Rule 4: Never get caught.
  • Rule 5: Keep your mouth shut.
  • Rule 6: Keep it simple, stupid.
  • Rule 7: 6 P’s: Proper Planning and Preparation Prevents Poor Performance.
  • Rule 8: You don’t have to like it. You just have to do it.
  • Rule 9: Always invest in good quality stuff.
  • Rule 10: Trust your gut.
  • Rule 11: Do one thing at a time.
  • Rule 12: Pick your battles.
  • Rule 13: ACTE: assess the situation; create a simple plan; take action and evaluate your progress.
  • Rule 14: Understand. Anticipate. Adapt.
  • Rule 15: Always keep on pushing forward, especially during those life changing moments.
  • Rule 16: Find a way to succeed.
  • Rule 17: Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
  • Rule 18: A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.
  • Rule 19: Don’t spend time trying to move your opponent, just move yourself.
  • Rule 20: If you’re happy with your security, so are the bad guys.
  • Rule 21: The quality of your friends always matters more than the quantity.
  • Rule 22: Always be surrounded by the right people.
  • Rule 23: Always provide correction in private and praise in public.
  • Rule 24: If you have a secret, the best thing is to keep it to yourself. The second-best is to tell one other person if you must. There is no third best.
  • Rule 25: He who angers you conquers you.
  • Rule 26: Be mindful of all the possibilities in the future, but don’t be ruled by them.
  • Rule 27: Do nothing which is of no use.
  • Rule 28: Be content with what you have.
  • Rule 29: Opening the door for a lady is not optional.
  • Rule 30: Your style is defined by what makes you feel most comfortable.
  • Rule 31: There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.
  • Rule 32: Personal notes should always be handwritten, however be prepare to destroy them at a moment’s notice.
  • Rule 33: Diplomas and certifications are OK, but trust experience over a diploma any time.
  • Rule 34: The greater the level of calmness of our mind, the greater our peace of mind, the greater our ability to enjoy life.
  • Rule 35: Find something you are willing to die for.
  • Rule 36: Do not put too much value on stuff.
  • Rule 37: Don’t go into debt.
  • Rule 38: Disconnect completely once in a while.
  • Rule 39: Live simply.
  • Rule 40: Under promise and over deliver.
  • Rule 41: Progress comes to those who train and train; reliance on secret techniques will get you nowhere.
  • Rule 42: Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.
  • Rule 43: Don’t ever write a check with your mouth you can’t cash with your ass.
  • Rule 44: If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.
  • Rule 45: Never let them see you bleed.
  • Rule 46: Don’t believe what you’re told. Double check.
  • Rule 47: Never mess with a man’s coffee if you want to live.
  • Rule 48: When overwhelmed divide the tasks in smaller subtasks, simplify.
  • Rule 49: Hide in plain sight.
  • Rule 50: Always be ready to go at any moment’s notice. Learn to be light and move fast.