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Preface

7LessonsYouLearned @SchoolThatCould PossiblyRuinYour Life


Howthepublicschoolsystem tried(successfullyornot)to inhibityourdevelopment andsevensimpleremedies foryourpersonalfreedom. Read,reflect,discussandtake actionthatswhatit'sall about.Tostartaconversation withyouandmakesome positivechanges. SteliEfti

LessonOne:Beafraidoffailure

FixYour Fears
Schoolstrainyouto:Beafraid! Restrainyourself!Beanunderdog!
FixYourFears

Hewhoknowsothersissmart.Hewhoknows himselfwise.

Whenlookingataschoolslessonplan,didyouever seethesubject"WisdomThroughSelfKnowledge"?Nope! Andtherearegoodreasonsforthat:itwouldturnthe studentintotheteacherandtheteacherintothe student.Thatsturningtheschoolsystemupsidedown. Thatssupercool!Don'tbecomesomebodythathas writtenbooks.Besomebodythatotherpeoplewrite booksabout! Dowhatyou'remostafraidof.Irepeat:Dowhat you'remostafraidof.Thisishowtruewisdomis created.Expandyourself,that'stheonlywaytogrow. Youcan'tgrowbyjustgettingbetteratwhatyou're

doingalready.Thatsshrinking,orspecialisingas theexpertsliketoreframeit.Dontshrinkyourself discovernewterritories. Whattodo: Getapad,apen,closeyourphoneandlockyourdoor: Startwriting.Writedowneverythingthatyou'ddo tomorrowifyouhadtheguaranteethatitwouldwork. Ifyou'vewrittendownallthethingsonapieceof paper,throwitawayandstartagain!Don'tstop untillyoucan'tthinkofyetanotherthink.

LessonTwo:Focusondoingitright

NoLover.
Firstthingstudentslearn:Be slow!Below!Suffer!
Formula:(Haterejection)=Suffering What'syourmindtrainedtoachievewhenteacherstest you?Beingacknowledgedbytheteacher.Teacherspeak: "Yes,good."Youhappy.Teacherspeak:"No,bad."You unhappy.Thatshowwetraindogs. Yesmeanssuccess,endorsement,reassurance,respect, love.Andisn'tthatwhatlifeisallabout,togetas muchofthisaspossible?Toachieveyourgoalsand turnyourdreamsintoreality,shouldn'tyou"count youryesses"?Isn'teveryyesastepintheright

direction?NO!Youdontwanttobecomeatraineddog! Causeifyou'relookingforyesses,yourbettingon thewronghorse,no,letmerephrasethat:you're bettingonthewronginsect!Tocatchbutterflies, growcaterpillars!Lookfornos!Catchnos!Huntnos! Nomeansfailure,rejection,refutation,hatred.More inconvenienttruthcannotbe.Changeyourfailure mindset.

Successisfallingseventimesandgettingup eight.

LoveNosLiveToWin

FailureandsuccessareSiamesetwins.Ifyou trytoseparatethemfromoneanother,both mightwelldie.


Theplaintruthisthatyouwillalwaysfailmore oftenthanyouwillsucceed.Butwhenyouknowyour quotayoucanturnthatharshfactintoyour advantage.Ifyouknow'Itriedtentimesandfailed seventimes,andIsucceededthreetimes'thenyougot aworkingstrategy.Yourtaskis:creatingseven failures.The"powerofthequota"willdotherest foryou.Realizereality:everyfailureisonestepon yourwaytosuccess.Feelgoodabouteverystep!Look fornos!Lovethem!

Whattodo: Getabigbottle.Everytimeyoufailatsomething, throwacentintothatbottle.Whenthebottleisfull youhaveachievedyourgoal.

LessonThree:Learnnottolearn

Learnto learn.

Whatwecan'tdo:Read!Study! Sharpenthesaw!
Sawing,insteadofsharpeningthesaw. Onceawoodcutterwasaskedwhyhe'stryingfor severaldaystocutthetreewiththedullblade.He answered:Notimetosharpenthesaw. That'sexactlyhowschoolsanduniversitiesteach.Do youknowhowmanydecadesittakesascientifically superiorproventeachingmethodtofinditswayinto the"modern"schoolsystem?No,youdon'tbecause untilnowthemodernschoolsystemdoesnotexistfor enoughdecadestohaveincorporatedbettermethods. (Anotherwayoflookingatitmightbe:itjusttakes ahellofalottoomanydecades!). Learntolearnbeforeyouwanttolearnsomething. Thatwillsaveyoualotoftime.Andyouremember thatoldsaying:Timeismoney!

"Ifalessonfallsintheforrestandnoone hearsit,thereisnolesson."

Learntolearn

"Thegreatestgeniuseshavealwaysbeenthe mostperseverantstudents."
Ourageistheinformationage.Ifyouhaverealized thepotentialthat'satyourhandsthisverymoment whileyou'rereadingthesewords,ifyou'vereally realizedthisenormouspotential,youcanmanifestit topower.Rewardyourselfforeveryusefulbitof informationthatyouconsume.Getaddictedto information. Learntolearn:MindMappingandKinesiology. Learntoread:SpeedandPhotoreading. Learntolisten:Themosteffectivewaytolearnfor mostpeopleistolistentopeoplewhoaregreatat whatthey'retalkingabout.Yourbrainwillcreate bothsequentiallystructuredandholographicneuronal networksofknowledgeandunderstanding.There'sa magicpotionthatallowsyoutolisteneffectively: openyourmindanduseyourears!

Whattodo: Listentoanaudiobookandimaginethatpersonis talkingtoyou.Don'tjustlistentowordsbut experiencetheirmeaning.

LessonFour:Intuitionisntimportant

Thinking without thinking.


Whatourschoolsanduniversities areexcellentat:Cripplingyour intuition!Yourinspiration!Your concentration!
Nograde=novalue Betyou'veneverseena"Dr.intui."ora"Dr. inspiri."Andthat'sjustfine.Causesomethings can'tbequantified.ModernMindslikenumbers,exact data,measurable,reproducableevidence.Magicand miracles(NOTmumbojumbotricks!)arefarmorethan that.ButhowtostudytheUnconsciousconsciously? Youcan'tsolvethatparadoxBUTwhenyoutrytosolve ityouwillsucceed.

Learntoletgoandtrustyourintuition.Stop believingin"thismustbedone,thatcan'tbedone". Yourconsciousisthetipoftheiceberg.

"Yourbrainworksfasterthanyouthink."

ThinkingunconsciouslyHighwaytosuccess.

"Ifourmindwouldbeamarathon,our consciousnesswouldbetwostepsandour unconsciousnesswouldbetheother42,193steps oftheway..."

Starttorealizethatyourlifeiscontrolled unconsciously.Evendecisionswhereyouweightthepro andcontraformanyourshavealreadybeenmade subsconsciously.Theconsciouspartisjust understandingwhyyoumadethatdecision. Appreciatethatpartofyourmindandgiveitenough emphasisinyourlife.Trainyourunconsciousness,get toknowhowtomakeitworkforyou(causeifyou don't,otherswillmakeYOURonconsciousnessworkfor THEM)!Brainwashyourself,butinsteadofputting otherpeoplesrubbishin,putinyourowndreamsand goals.

Whattodo: Thinkofaproblemthatyouhaven'tsolvedyet.Doit thesamewaylikeyoudoitwithanameatthetipof

yourtongue.Tellyourunconsciousagainandagain: "Findthesolution!Findthesolution!".Andthenlet go.Asolutionwillapprearoutofnothing.

LessonFive:Yourbelievesareirrelevant

Be believing.
Whatteachersandprofessors faciliateinus:Narrow mindedness.Closemindedness. Nomindititis.

Knowledgecanmovecrumbles. Knowledgemaybepower.Butbelievingmeanscreation. Inourschoolsanduniversitiesfactsmatter.It doesn'tmatterwhatsomeonecanimagineorbelieves. Inschoolrealityconsistsofquantifiabledataand ifyoucan'tmeasureit,it'snonexistent.The scientificfieldofopticwasclosed(thatmeans scientistfiguredouteverythingthereistoknow aboutthescienceoflight)decadesagountil somebodycameupandimagednewlenses,newwaveforms andlasers(whichwenowusetoreadinformationfrom CDs,dooperationsandcraftmashines).

Andallthings,whatsoeveryeshallaskin prayer,believing,yeshallreceive.

Bebelieving:Ahabit,notatalent.

"Imaginationismoreimportantthanknowledge."
Beforethefirstmanthoughtofmoney,thereexisted nomoneyonearth.Justoutofpureimaginationthe verythingthatnow"rulestheworld"hasbeenpulled intoexistence. Freeyourselffromthechainsofknowledgeandspread thewingsofimagination.Askyourselfquestions like:"Willthisstillbeimpossiblein10years?In

100years?In1000years?"Theanswertoyourquestion willeventuallybeno.Causewecan'tknowwhat's gonnabeimpossible.Wejustknowwhatspossiblenow. Theabilitytobelievegivesyoupower.Itcreates opportunitieswhereotherpeoplecan'tfindthem. Believingisanactivityyoudo,notagiftthat's giventoyou.Sotakeaction! Whattodo: Limityourvocabularyforoneweek.Deletethe following3wordsfromyourmentaldictionary: impossible,unrealistic,can't.Ifyouuseoneof thesewordsduringtheweek,youhavetorestartthe wholeweekagain.

LessonSix:Dontdecide

Deciding decisive.
Howpupilsandstudentscomplete tasks:Reluctant.Apologetic. Regretful.
Masochism.Thefreedomtofeelthepain. Inourschoolsanduniversitiesdecisionsaremadefor students.Theirwaysarepavedalready. Onlywhentheyhavereachedacertainagetheyare askedtomakedecisionsforthemselves.Andwhat happensthen?Studentsaredecisioncrippled.Theyare overburdened.First,theyaremadeweakandthenthey shallcarrystones. Fearofnoslimitsfreedomofchoice. Butnosarealwayspartofthepast.Andthebest thingaboutthepastisthatitspastitsover! Recultivatethejoyofmakingdecisions.Thisjoy resultsinbigresponsibility,goodfeelingsandmore results.Inbetweenwordsandactionthereare decisions.

"Visionwithoutactionishallucination."

Decidingdecisive.Freedomthatleadstofelicity.

"Theearlybirdgetstheworm."

Innovationiscreatedwhensomepeoplemakedifferent decisionsthanmostotherpeople.Thinkaboutit:even notdecidingisadecision.It'sjustaveryslow decision.Sogetahabitofdeicidingquicklyand intuitively.It'snotthedecisionbutwhatyoumake outoftheresultsyouget.Myadvice:Learntolive withit.Learnfromit.Growwithexperience. Whattodo: Thinkabouttwodifficultdecisions.Decide immediatelywhatyouwoulddointuitively.Doit. Quick!

LessonSeven:Youaimtoohigh

StayHungry.
Ourgraduadesare:Fedup.Tired. Readyforretirement.
Securesurvivalthroughhunger. Thegoodistheenenemyofthebetter.Thesamething istrueforsatisfactionandimprovement.Justby strivingformorecanhumankindfulfillit'sdestiny. Whatkindofmotivationhaveourgraduatestodaywhen they'releavingivorytower?Dotheywantcontentment orhappyness?Feelwellormultipleorgasms?Riskthe achievedtostriveformoremeansacceptingthe possibilitytoloosesomethingintheend.That'swhy formostpeoplewhattheyhaveachievedislessthan whattheycouldhaveachieved.Oncethey'vereacheda endurablestatustheyclingtoitandwaitforthe end.Bedifferent!Liveyourlifeandstriveformore!

"Satisfactionisaparalyzingpoison.Slowly butdeadlyagainstimprovement."

Stayhungrysoyoudon'tstarve

"Goalsandwishesarenutritionformindand spirit."
Nomatterwhatyou'veachievedsofarwithoutany goalsleftyourmindandspiritwillstarve. Sostartfocusingontheway,notthegoal.Becauseon thestreetoflifethereisnoonewayandnoendof theline(well,maybeone). Whattodo: Revaluateyourmarketvalue.Ifyou'reoneofthetop tenheartsurgeonsinyourcountry,biggeryour market.Ifyou'restilloneofthetop100heart surgeonsintheworld,thenlookifyou'reoneofthe bestsurgeonsatall(notjustheartsurgeon)inthe world.Continuethis"expanding"solonguntilyou reachsomethingthatignitesyourpassiontostrive formore.

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