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Leverage Yourself by Using Specific Knowledge

By: jwilder

We are not replaceable.
We are not cogs in a machine unless we allow it.
We don't need to be geniuses in order to stand out.

If we were fortunate, we received positive messages in life, such as there's no one like you and you can achieve whatever you desire. However, many of us weren't taught how! The answer is we must seek, ask, and knock. We must desire an answer and devote effort to gain understanding.

Each of us have unique DNA. Each of us have unique fingerprints. Each of us have unique life experiences. Each of us has acquired knowledge. Each of us have intrinsic skills, abilities, and potential.

When we truly realize the value of our uniqueness, and the power of that uniqueness, we can free ourselves from many traps, gain much progress, and be more fulfilled.

There are many ways to optimize, to improve. Anyone can do this. However no one can copy you. We are each unique. Even if someone tried to copy you it would be a burden for them because they would have to continually study you. They would get your revelations way after you received them. They would always be behind.

Our DNA, our intrinsic abilities, our life experiences, and our curiosity create a combination lock that no one can hack.

"No one can compete with you on being you, and most of life is a search for who and what needs you the most." —Naval Ravikant

The question is, how do we leverage our uniqueness?

  • Introspection. Study and understand your past behaviors. The best way is to write an autobiography and study it. You will discover things about yourself you were not conscious of!
  • Apply your uniqueness into what you create. Thankfully, this comes naturally. Experiment to find the value combinations.
  • Continue to follow your curiosity. Create abundantly, but schedule time to go down rabbit holes!

Learn to identify and leverage the knowledge you have and continue to gain. The value is not our uniqueness, it is in leveraging our uniqueness. Naval Ravikant calls the knowledge we acquire "specific knowledge."

"Specific knowledge is found much more by pursuing your innate talents, your genuine curiosity, and your passion. It’s not by going to school for whatever is the hottest job, it’s not for going into whatever field investors say is the hottest." —Naval Ravikant

To your success!


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James Wilder

I write about success principles and practices that help dreamers take action and achieve their goals! I believe that success is for anyone that truly desires it.


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