5 Mental Models to Think Like a Strategic Genius

Beyond the Apex
3 Dec 202316:52

Summary

TLDRThe video emphasizes the importance of strategic thinking and decision-making in achieving success, using lessons from competitive chess as metaphors. It introduces five mental models: controlling the center, understanding the true value of a piece, position before submission, owning the initiative, and the art of tactical retreat. These models are applied to both personal and business scenarios, illustrating how strategic thinking can lead to better outcomes and improved judgment.

Takeaways

  • 🧠 The importance of good judgment in decision-making and its impact on success or failure in life.
  • 🔍 The realization that most people are not taught how to make good decisions and often rely on emotions rather than logic.
  • 💭 The introduction of mental models as a tool for strategic thinking to improve judgment and decision-making.
  • 🤹 The application of mental models from competitive chess to various aspects of life and business.
  • 🔑 The first strategic thinking framework: 'Control the Center', emphasizing the importance of focusing on the most influential areas.
  • 🏆 Examples from life and business illustrating how to identify and apply the 'center' of a situation to maximize impact.
  • 📈 The second framework: understanding the true value of a piece (or person) relative to its position and dynamics of the situation.
  • 🚀 The concept of 'Position Before Submission', highlighting the importance of strategic positioning over immediate victory.
  • 🌟 The third framework: 'Owning the Initiative', which is about dictating the pace and direction of actions for momentum and success.
  • 🔄 The idea that maintaining momentum is easier than gaining it initially, and its implications on long-term success.
  • 🛑 The fourth framework: 'The Hardest Move to Find', which is about recognizing and executing the strategic retreat when necessary to ultimately move forward.

Q & A

  • What does Nval Rant emphasize as a key factor in determining success or failure in the modern age?

    -Nval Rant emphasizes that judgment, not work, determines success or failure in the modern age. He believes that making good decisions is crucial, and this involves thinking clearly, strategically, and applying efforts towards high leverage opportunities.

  • How does Nval Rant describe the concept of 'mental models'?

    -Nval Rant describes mental models as pre-designed frameworks that can be used to make strategic decisions. These models help systematize the process of developing good judgment by plugging in different variables to produce an answer.

  • What is the first strategic thinking framework that Nval Rant discusses in the transcript?

    -The first strategic thinking framework discussed by Nval Rant is 'control the center'. It is a fundamental rule in high-level chess where controlling the four central squares on the board provides a massive advantage, as pieces have maximum influence from there.

  • How does the concept of 'control the center' apply to personal life and business?

    -In personal life and business, 'control the center' applies by identifying the most influential points or areas that can create the most impact. For example, in weight loss, focusing on nutrition and exercise (burning more calories or consuming fewer calories) is more effective than other options. In business, controlling key areas like marketing, operations, and finance can lead to success.

  • What is the importance of understanding the true value of a chess piece according to Nval Rant?

    -Understanding the true value of a chess piece is important because a piece's worth is relative to the board dynamics. A piece's value can change based on its position and influence on the board. This concept can be applied to business and personal life by recognizing that the value of people or resources depends on their capabilities and where they are utilized.

  • How does the 'position before submission' framework influence decision-making?

    -The 'position before submission' framework suggests that focusing on controlling the position is more important than immediately seeking a win or submission. It emphasizes the importance of strategic positioning and creating a favorable setup that naturally leads to success, rather than chasing quick solutions or hacks.

  • What does Nval Rant mean by 'owning the initiative'?

    -'Owning the initiative' refers to dictating the action and being the one to act rather than react. It's about having momentum and driving progress in a direction that leads to success. This mental model suggests that maintaining momentum and proactively shaping the course of action can often lead to better outcomes than reacting to circumstances.

  • Why does Nval Rant consider the 'hardest move to find' as a valuable strategic thinking framework?

    -The 'hardest move to find' is valuable because it represents the counterintuitive strategy of tactical retreats. It's about recognizing when moving backwards or taking a step back can actually lead to faster progress towards a goal. This framework encourages considering moves that might seem wrong or counterproductive at first glance, as they can sometimes be the most effective.

  • How did Nval Rant apply the concept of 'tactical retreat' in his own business experience?

    -Nval Rant applied the concept of 'tactical retreat' by firing a difficult customer who accounted for a significant portion of his business's revenue. Although this decision initially led to a drop in revenue, it freed up resources and allowed the team to focus on other customers, ultimately leading to a significant increase in overall revenue.

  • What is the main lesson Nval Rant wants viewers to take away from the discussion on strategic thinking frameworks?

    -The main lesson Nval Rant wants viewers to take away is the importance of strategic thinking in both personal and professional life. By using mental models like 'control the center', 'position before submission', 'owning the initiative', and 'the hardest move to find', individuals can make better decisions, improve their judgment, and ultimately achieve greater success.

  • What resources does Nval Rant recommend for further exploration of the concepts discussed in the transcript?

    -Nval Rant recommends the book 'Who Not How' by Benjamin Hardy and Dan Sullivan for deeper understanding of strategic thinking. He also refers to his own 'Hyperfocused Entrepreneur Newsletter' for additional insights on business, investing, and self-mastery concepts.

Outlines

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🧠 Developing Good Judgment Through Mental Models

This paragraph discusses the importance of good judgment in determining success or failure. The speaker shares their personal experience of working hard in their 20s but making poor decisions due to lack of good judgment, leading to debt and less-than-ideal outcomes. They introduce the concept of mental models as pre-designed frameworks to help make better decisions and share their journey of applying these models from competitive chess to improve their strategic thinking in life and business. The speaker outlines their intention to share five mental models from chess that can enhance strategic thinking.

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🎯 Control the Center for Strategic Advantage

The speaker delves into the first mental model, 'control the center', drawing parallels from chess where controlling the middle of the board grants significant advantage. They explain that strategic positioning is crucial in both life and business, using the example of weight loss where focusing on nutrition and exercise can be more impactful than other methods. In business, they emphasize the importance of focusing on key areas such as marketing, operations, and finance, depending on the stage of the business, to gain a strategic edge.

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🏆 Understanding the True Value of Resources

In this section, the speaker discusses the second mental model, which is understanding the true value of resources or 'pieces' in the game of chess. They explain that while all pieces have different base values, their true worth is determined by their position and influence on the board. This concept is applied to business by highlighting the importance of placing the right people in the right roles to maximize their potential. The speaker also suggests looking for help outside one's capabilities, using the example of seeking a nutritionist's advice for weight loss, and recommends the book 'Who Not How' for deeper insights.

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🥋 Position Before Submission: A Strategic Approach

The third mental model presented is 'position before submission', where the speaker explains that in chess, as well as in life and business, focusing on controlling the position before seeking a 'checkmate' or a win is crucial. They contrast the approach of beginners who seek quick wins with that of experienced players who understand the value of a dominant position leading to natural victories. The speaker advocates for a similar strategy in life, emphasizing the importance of setting up one's environment to naturally progress towards goals, and warns against the fallacy of seeking easy shortcuts to success.

🚀 Owning the Initiative: The Secret to Momentum

The speaker introduces the concept of 'owning the initiative' as the secret to gaining momentum, which is described as a powerful force against procrastination and inaction. They explain that momentum is like a universal law where an object in motion tends to stay in motion, and that gaining this momentum can be challenging due to the high activation energy required to get started. The speaker contrasts the maintenance energy required for a job with the potential for decreasing maintenance energy in a well-built business, leading to passive or leveraged income. They encourage viewers to consider the often-overlooked moves that may be the fastest path to progress.

🛑 The Hardest Move: The Tactical Retreat

In the final mental model, the speaker discusses the difficulty of recognizing and executing a tactical retreat, which involves stepping back to move forward more effectively. They share a personal story of firing a problematic customer, which initially led to a significant revenue drop but eventually allowed the team to focus on other customers, resulting in a much larger revenue increase. The speaker emphasizes the importance of considering unconventional moves and the potential benefits of retreating to gain a better position for future success.

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Keywords

💡Judgment

In the context of the video, judgment refers to the ability to think clearly and strategically to make good decisions. It is crucial for success or failure and determining what is good. The speaker emphasizes the importance of developing good judgment to avoid poor decisions, which they personally experienced leading to debt and unsatisfactory outcomes.

💡Mental Models

Mental models are pre-designed frameworks that help in making strategic decisions. They are tools that can be applied to various situations to systematize the process of developing good judgment. The speaker discovered these models through competitive chess and found they significantly improved decision-making in both business and life.

💡Control the Center

Control the Center is a fundamental chess rule and mental model that emphasizes the strategic advantage of controlling the four central squares on the board. This principle translates to focusing on the most influential areas in life and business, where actions have the maximum impact and control.

💡High Ground

The High Ground metaphor is used to describe the advantage one gains from a position of control and influence, similar to controlling the center in chess. It is about having more reach without exposing oneself to more risk, which is a strategic advantage in any competitive environment.

💡Strategic Thinking

Strategic thinking involves making decisions that align with long-term goals and objectives. It requires foresight, analysis, and understanding of complex situations. The video aims to teach viewers how to apply strategic thinking to business and life by using mental models from chess.

💡Position Before Submission

Position Before Submission is a mental model that emphasizes the importance of establishing a dominant position before seeking the 'checkmate' or final victory. It suggests that focusing on short-term wins can compromise long-term success and that strategic positioning leads to natural victories.

💡Initiative

In the video, initiative refers to the ability to dictate the course of action, essentially being the actor rather than the reactor. It is a critical factor in gaining an advantage in chess and in life, as it leads to momentum and can often be the deciding factor in success.

💡Activation Energy

Activation energy is the effort required to get a process started. In the context of the video, it is the initial push needed to gain momentum in life or business. The speaker explains that activation energy is often overvalued, while the importance of maintaining progress (maintenance energy) is underestimated.

💡Tactical Retreat

A tactical retreat is a strategic move where one steps back or makes a concession to better position oneself for future success. It is often difficult to recognize and execute because forward motion is commonly associated with progress. The video stresses that sometimes retreating can lead to faster forward movement.

💡Leverage

Leverage, in the context of the video, refers to using minimal input to achieve maximum output, often associated with passive or leveraged income. It is about creating systems or strategies that require less personal effort over time, allowing for greater efficiency and potential returns.

💡Chess

Chess is a strategic board game that serves as a metaphor throughout the video for decision-making and strategic thinking in life and business. The principles and tactics used in chess are translated into mental models that can be applied to gain advantages in various non-chess contexts.

Highlights

In an age of infinite leverage, judgment rather than work determines success or failure and what is good.

Good judgment involves thinking clearly, strategically, and making good decisions.

Many people were not taught how to make good decisions, leading to choices based on emotions justified with logic.

The speaker developed better decision-making by using mental models for strategic thinking.

Mental models are pre-designed frameworks to help make strategic decisions.

The speaker discovered strategic frameworks from years of playing competitive chess.

The first strategic thinking framework is to control the center, a fundamental rule in high-level chess.

Controlling the center of the board provides maximum influence for your pieces.

In life, identifying the most influential 'squares' or areas can lead to more effective decision-making.

In business, controlling key areas like marketing, operations, and finance is crucial.

The value of chess pieces is relative to the board dynamics and their positioning.

In business, the value of people depends on their capabilities and where they are placed within the organization.

Strategic thinking involves focusing on position before submission in chess and life.

The concept of environment design helps create conditions that naturally lead towards achieving goals.

Initiative in chess and life refers to dictating the action, which often leads to momentum and success.

Momentum is a powerful force that can overcome procrastination and maintain progress with less effort.

Understanding the difference between activation energy (to get started) and maintenance energy (to sustain progress) is key in decision-making.

Sometimes taking a step back or a tactical retreat can be the fastest way to move forward.

The hardest move to find in chess and life is often the night retreat, which involves moving away from immediate goals for long-term progress.

Transcripts

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nval rant said in an age of infinite

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leverage judgment not work determines

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success or failure and what is good

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judgment if not the ability to think

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clearly and strategically and then make

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good decisions now I think about this a

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lot in my own life because it's just

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been so damn true see throughout my 20s

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I busted my ass I worked really hard but

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because I had poor judgment I made bad

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decisions and I applied my efforts

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towards low leverage opportunities all

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that I had to show for that work was

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$80,000 of debt and a 13 passenger van

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parked in Downtown Oakland that I got to

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call home now the problem for most of us

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is that we never really taught how to

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make good decisions so as a result we

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tend to make decisions based on emotions

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and then justify them with logic and

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that's probably not going to get you

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very far in life at least it didn't for

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me but here's what did I started using

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mental models for thinking more

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strategically now a mental model is

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nothing more than a pre-designed

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framework that you can pull out whenever

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a situation requires a decision you just

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plug in the different variables and out

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pops an answer and voila just like that

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you systematized a process of developing

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good judgment now as I started looking

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around my life for mental models that I

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could steal I realized that I was

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sitting on a treasure Trove of strategic

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Frameworks that I developed over years

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of playing competitive chess and once I

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started regularly tapping into these

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Frameworks the quality of my decisions

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and ultimately my results those started

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to improve as well so in this video I'm

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going to break down how to become a more

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strategic thinker in business and in

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life through five mental models I

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learned from playing

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chess so let's dive into our first

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framework of strategic thinking it is

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control the center this is perhaps one

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of the most fundamental rules of highle

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chess the player controlling the four

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squares in the middle of the board has a

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massive Advantage because from here your

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pieces have maximum influence across the

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battlefield just think of it like The

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High Ground the reason The High Ground

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is so important is because it gives you

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more reach without necessarily exposing

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yourself to more risk Anakin Skywalker

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had to learn this the hard way so let's

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take a lesson from his book all right so

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let's illustrate this point to really

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drive it home imagine a knight

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positioned in one of the four key

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squares in the center of a chessboard

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from here it exerts influence on eight

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different squares but if you take that

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same Knight and you put it into the

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corner for example Now it only

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influences two squares and the same can

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be said for the Bishop from the center

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of the board they control 13 squares

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whereas from the corner they only

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control seven okay so the question to

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ask yourself when using this Frame to

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make a decision is this where is the

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center of the board and what do I need

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to do to get pieces there so that they

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have maximum influence so let's break

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this down into two examples one from The

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Game of Life and one from the game of

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business to show how you might think

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through this in real time okay so first

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in the game of life let's say you're

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trying to lose 15 lbs the Strategic Way

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To Think through this is to identify

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those few squares on the board that are

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going to give you the most influence now

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when it comes to losing weight you got

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all sorts of options you could could go

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on a diet you could work out more you

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could focus on getting better sleep or

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go on a fast you could take a dieting

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pill get lipos Section like there's

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thousands of squares on the board but

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which is at the center well when you

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really boil it down to its essent weight

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loss comes down to two things either you

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burn more calories or you consume fewer

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calories if you do that you're going to

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lose weight but let's say you're a busy

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bee and you can only commit to one of

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these two options which is the better

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Square exercise or nutrition so

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thankfully the science on this is pretty

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clear you can't out work your mouth for

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example one Butterfinger is 275 calories

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and to burn an equivalent to mount you'd

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have to go for a 2 and 1/2 Mile Run good

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luck exercise alone ain't going to get

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you there then again good nutrition can

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practically win the game on its own so

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the correct strategic decision if you

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can only choose one is to focus on your

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nutrition all right so now let's apply

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this framework to your business by

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asking where is the center of your board

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now as I see it there's three key

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squares to control inside of a business

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you have marketing that is how are you

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getting customers you have operations

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which is what is the actual product and

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how do you deliver it to your customers

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and then you have Finance which is how

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do you manage the bank accounts to make

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sure you don't run out of money while

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you do number one and number two if

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you're just starting out and you have

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limited resources you'll probably not be

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able to focus on all three squares

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simultaneously which means you'll have

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to decide which is the priority at any

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given moment now if you don't have a

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product to sell don't worry about

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finance and marketing if you have a

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product but no customers well then Focus

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there in the beginning of every business

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you the founder are literally every

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piece on the board and unfortunately you

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can't be everywhere all at once but

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hopefully this framework of controlling

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the center it gives you a useful frame

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for Discerning where your focus should

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be at any given moment until you can get

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to that point where you can start hiring

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other people to control squares on the

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board for you and once you get to that

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point it's time to master the next

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framework which is to understand the

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true value of a piece one of the first

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things you learn in chess is that all

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pieces have a different Value Pawns are

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worth like a point Knights are usually

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usually worth three points Bishops are

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three to three and 1/2 points Rooks are

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worth five the queen is worth nine and

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the king is priceless because if you

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lose him you lose the game now this is

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just a quick easy way to calculate who

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has the stronger Army at any given

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moment for instance you could trade a

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knight and a bishop which together are

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worth about six points for a rook and a

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pawn which are also worth about six

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points or you could trade two Rooks for

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a queen and a pawn all of which are

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combined worth about 10 points all right

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so this is a good starting point but

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it's just the beginning because a

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piece's true worth is actually relative

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to something called board Dynamics again

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think back to controlling the center a

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knight in the center of the board has

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more reach and influence and therefore

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is more valuable than a knight in the

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corner now one of the best examples I've

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ever seen of this was in the 1985 World

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Championship Match when Gary caspero

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showed us that a single Knight if

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positioned correctly can dominate a

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queen and two Rooks simultaneously that

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legendary little horsey was done the

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octopus night and he lives on and infamy

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to this very day at least amongst a very

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small cabal of chest nerds like myself

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so here's how to use this Frame to think

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strategically inside of your business

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the value of your people is dependent on

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what they're capable of and where you

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put them on the board Jim Collins

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famously expressed this as getting the

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right people on the bus into the right

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seats and when you do this it's amazing

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how much easier the game actually gets

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but this doesn't just apply to business

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this Frame can also work in your

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personal life for example if you're

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struggling with a problem let's say

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weight loss the question we often ask is

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how should I solve this but perhaps the

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better question is who do I know that

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could help me solve this maybe your best

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friend's brother is a nutritionist and

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you could reach out for guidance and

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accountability Boom the problem just

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became that much easier to solve now a

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really great resource if you want to go

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deeper on this topic is the book named

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who not how by Benjamin Hardy and Dan

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Sullivan highly recommend you you check

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that out all right let's move on to the

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third frame for thinking through

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problems strategically this one is

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called position before submission so in

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chess there's a few different ways to

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determine who's winning at any given

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moment the most obvious way is you count

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the pieces generally Whoever has the

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more powerful Army has the advantage but

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not always because like we just learned

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in the previous two frames a smaller

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Army occupying better terrain can hold

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off a vastly superior force and we've

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seen this multiple times throughout

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history like really classic example is

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the story of the 300 Spartans holding

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back the Persian Empire at the Battle of

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thermopolymerization

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trying to submit one another one of the

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biggest differences I noticed almost

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immediately is that when you wrestle

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with lower belts like a white belt or a

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blue belt they're constantly looking for

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the submission and you see the same

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tendency when people first learn boxing

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or M thae they're constantly looking for

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that one punch kill shot that's going to

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end the match instantly it doesn't

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matter where these people are in the

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position they're just throwing Haymakers

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praying something lands if you compare

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this to the more skilled Fighters the

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black belts for example you you notice a

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very very different strategy the upper

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belts pretty much only ever go for

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submissions after they've thoroughly

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dominated the position they get to a

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dominant position sitting on your chest

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you got your arms spread over your head

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all willy-nilly and then they finally

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reach down and choke you out with

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practically no effort the same thing

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happens in chess in business and in life

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new players fixate on attacking the

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opponent's king at all costs and in the

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process of hunting that Checkmate they

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compromise their position Advanced

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players understand that if you control

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the position first the submissions will

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naturally appear now I get it it's human

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nature to want the easy solution that

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one shot kill which is why trillions of

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dollars are poured into Miracle fat loss

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pills getrich quick schemes on YouTube

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in the lottery somehow we think that if

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we can just find that one little hack

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everything in our life will fall into

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place now I hate to be the bearer of bad

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news but there is no hack not only that

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but spending all your time looking for

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one is what's keeping you from doing the

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laborious work of controlling the

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position that would if you give it

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enough time lead to success so the

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question to ask in all domains of your

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life and business is what's it mean to

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control the position here for me I like

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to think a lot about the concept of

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enironment design which is all about

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setting up your life in such a way that

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it creates a slippery slope towards your

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goals now I unpacked this concept in

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Greater detail in the video called how

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to unfuck your life which I'll put a

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link for down in the description but

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before you check that out let's move on

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on to our fourth mental frame for

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thinking strategically in spoiler alert

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this one is by far my favorite cuz it's

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the one people think about the least I

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call it owning the initiative all right

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so we've already discussed two ways of

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determining who has the advantage in a

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game of chess You Can Count pieces to

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figure out who has the more powerful

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army or you can look at who's

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controlling the position and these are

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fairly straightforward and easy to

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determine which is why most people

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default to using them but there's

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another way a top secret way that grand

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Masters use to evaluate a position and

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in my experience as the nth grade South

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Dakota State chess champion this

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Advantage is typically the one that

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decides the game it's called the

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initiative and it's determined by which

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player is dictating the action that is

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which player is acting and which is

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reacting if you can answer that question

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then you can reliably predict with a

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high degree of certainty which player is

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ultimately going to arise Victorious now

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the classic example of this in my mind

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is Napoleon who always just seemed to

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have the initiative he dictated where

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where when and how the action would

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unfold and as a result despite often

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having vastly inferior forces he still

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managed to win time and time again in

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business and in life a lack of skills or

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experiences can often be overcome with

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the appropriate amount of Gusto and the

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reason for this is because the

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initiative leads to momentum and

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momentum is one hell of a thing it is

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the cure to procrastination to overwhelm

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to overthinking and more importantly

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it's often The X Factor of success the

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reason it tends to be so powerful is

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because it Taps into a fundamental law

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of the universe which is an object in

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motion tends to stay in motion but

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here's the problem and it's the reason

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most of a struggle the reverse is also

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true an object at rest tends to stay at

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rest and if you've ever found yourself

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feeling stuck in the mud of life like

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you just can't get traction can't get

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moving forward it's not your fault

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getting momentum is the hardest part

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because it requires an outsized amount

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of what's called activation energy once

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you've inserted that into the system the

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energy required to suain sustain

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progress substantially decreases I call

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this maintenance energy and it's the

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reason why it's easier to maintain your

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current trajectory in life than it is to

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change paths okay so the way we can use

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this mental frame in the context of

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thinking strategically is to understand

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that when we're comparing two courses of

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action often we'll overvalue the amount

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of activation energy required to get

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traction and undervalue the amount of

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Maintenance energy required to sustain

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for instance getting a W2 job requires

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far less activation energy than starting

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your own business however the day you

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stop injecting maintenance energy into

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your job is the day you stop getting

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paid so you're going to have to pay this

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cost of Maintenance energy into

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perpetuity whereas in business if you

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build it correctly the amount of

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Maintenance energy that you'll

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personally have to inject in the machine

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is going to gradually decrease over time

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and potentially even get to the point of

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requiring zero energy from you and this

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is when you're finally playing in the

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arena of passive income or what what I

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prefer to call leveraged income but

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that's a different conversation entirely

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if you want to learn more about

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leveraged income I'll drop a video for

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that down below but before you go check

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that out I want to share with you one

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more frame for thinking strategically

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and this one is quite important because

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it is as the name implies the hardest

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move to find one of the greatest players

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to never win a World Chess Championship

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with a guy you probably never heard of

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named vassel even chuk I think a lot

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about this guy because he said something

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that's stuck with me over the years he

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said the hardest move to find is a night

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Retreat which in my experience is true

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but the question I always come back to

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is why is it so hard to find well

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there's really two reasons first

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tactical retreats in games and in life

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are always hard to see because we often

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equate forward motion with progress if

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we're not moving directly towards a goal

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it can often feel like a waste of time

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and energy now the second reason that a

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night Retreat is so hard to find is the

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result of the fact that the Knight

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itself moves in a completely different

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way than any other piece on the board

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and particular there's one aspect of the

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night's peculiar movement pattern that

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can really screw with your mind that is

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it can jump over other pieces when we

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combine these two things we now have a

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piece that moves in a very strange way

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away from our goals as a result most

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people never stop to even consider these

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moves but the truth is sometimes taking

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a step back is in fact the fastest way

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to move forward for instance what of my

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businesses back in 2018 was hyper

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focused on growth we had poured a ton of

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money into infrastructure and machines

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for producing our products now we have

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to drive a lot of Revenue to cover those

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expenses now at that time we had one

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massive customer in particular who

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accounted for nearly 10% of our yearly

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Revenue as you can imagine we were

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terrified of losing this customer so we

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would do pretty much anything and

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everything to keep them happy the

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problem was they were impossible to make

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happy they called me at all hours of the

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night they sent dozens of stressful

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emails every single day to our shipping

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manager and it got to the point that my

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team and I were spending more time

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dealing with them than we were with all

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of our other customers combined

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eventually we got to the point where we

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finally saw the one move we've been

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overlooking the entire time the Tactical

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Retreat that is we fired that customer

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and overnight our Revenue plummeted by

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10% at a time when we really needed that

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money but the result of that retreat was

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that it freed up so much of my team's

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time and mental bandwidth that we can

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now pour into the other 90% of our

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customers which led to a massive spike

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in Revenue that far surpassed the % we'd

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given up only a few months prior now the

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moral of the story is that sometimes

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taking a step back is in fact the

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fastest and in many case the only way to

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move forward so the question I like to

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ask myself is what is the move that I'm

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not even considering right now because

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it just looks so wrong maybe that's

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quitting your job maybe it's moving to

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another city maybe it's ending a

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relationship that no longer serves you

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regardless of what it is answering that

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question is often the key to finding the

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winning move yo what's up guys thanks

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