Inversion is rarely considered an accomplishment.
It’s much easier to sell: “look at what I did for you.” Rather than: “look what I avoided for you.”
Inversion has been a strategy I’ve employed throughout my life. An example would be: avoiding role models. Instead, I had 'anti-role models'; people I didn’t want to resemble growing up
I’ve always been observant of other peoples mistakes. Even as a kid I often wrote them down with the sole aim of avoiding them myself. It’s proven to be a much more effective strategy to inadvertently learn without directly experiencing the downside
As I embark on the half-way point between my 20’s and 30’s, I now realise that simple act of identifying and deliberately avoiding the seven things I had written down; has enabled me to sustainably optimise my time for freedom and growth.
7 things I deliberately avoid
- Working with people I don't admire
- Doing easy things
- Neglecting or abusing my health
- Gaining liabilities or debt
- Toxic relationships
- Feedback-less environments
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