10 Posts To Kick You in the Ass and Get Started Building Your Legacy

by Alexander Heyne · 6 comments

“No one is so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.”

- Henry David Thoreau

#1 – 50 Ways to be a Loser in Life

Benny Hsu at Get Busy Living Blog.

Read it because:

  • You need a jump start and a reminder that we all have personality flaws holding us back
  • You need a heavy dose of self-reflection
  • An evolved person is the foundation of a successful person, and being evolved means being brutally honest with oneself about our own weaknesses

#2 – Warning: 1 in 3 Professionals Suffer From This Career-Related Condition (Funny)

Therese Schwenkler of The Unlost. Post found on the Brazen Careerist. 

Read it because:

  • You’re lost in life and wonder WTF I should do
  • You’re tired of waiting for “one day over the rainbow” to live your dream life
  • You need the courage to grow some stones and quit a life that sucks
  • You realize that “shoulditis” is a serious condition in life, whereby you “suck it up” instead of actually doing something important with your time

# 3 – Stop Trying to Make Money From Your Passion

Tara Gentile of Taragentile.com  

Read it because:

  • Liking or being passionate about something is not necessarily a good reason to start a business, and it may even hinder your success
  • You want to avoid one huge pitfall of starting a business around something you are passionate about
  • You need a reminder that your business is not about you but about them

# 4 – TEDx Video: Sell Your Crap, Pay Off Your Debt, Do What You Love


Adam Baker of Manvsdebt.com 

Watch it because:

# 5 – Advice For New Bloggers (or anyone starting anything)

Sean Ogle of Location 180.

Read it because: 

  • A reminder: Sometimes persistence is the only thing that separates success from failure.
  • You need a kick in the ass to keep going when the going gets tough
  • Sometimes we get inspired and we get the fire and we work our ass off.. but what happens once it fades?

 

# 6 – 3 Reasons to Never Take Another Job

Corbett Barr of Corbettbarr.com.

Read it because:

  • Let’s face it, you probably hate your shitty job and are working nights to change history — here’s the shove to do it
  • You’re too afraid to make the jump by yourself, but need a reminder that the “risk” inherent to “uncertainty” is actually safer than owning a job

# 7 – Why Some of us Don’t Have One True Calling (And Why We’re Better Off That Way)

Emilie of Puttylike guest posting On illuminatedmind.net. 

Read it because:

  • You never could find just one thing you wanted to do for the rest of your life
  • You want to learn about how we’re all “multipotentialites” with varying interests and that you can actually enjoy / experience (and cash in on) each and every thing you’re interested in, and that you don’t have to choose

# 8 – 2011 Annual Review: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Annie Andre at Annieandre.com

Read it because:

  • You want inspiration to set goals and then achieve them
  • You are tired of a boring life and want to get started living a life that is badass (want to do shit ==> doing shit)
  • You’re curious about how much you can actually get done in a year.. hint: a LOT

# 9 – Warning: Money Won’t Buy What You Need

Lindsay from Theboomerangkid.com

Read it because:

  • So many lost 20 somethings have no idea what they want from life, and this is a reminder to figure out exactly what you are working for (I talk about this a lot in my manifesto, Killing Your Old Life and Living the Dream)
  • You are working for money, and it has stopped making sense, and you wonder: “Is there more to this?”

# 10 – The First Step

The Skool of Life blog

Read it because:

  • You are postponing doing something because you are afraid of how the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th steps will go
  • You need a reminder:  Immediately start doing something you have been thinking of (anything – right now, don’t pull some new year’s resolution BS)

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