# Self Help
Do not look upto something and look down on something.
Goal of Humanity
Pleasent Experience. People who have not a moment of anger, agitation, irritation, anxiousness or somethign not pleasent for past 15 years of their lives!
- Mr ego is the fall guy, when you do somethign great "I did it", something nasty, "it was my ego"
- We are busy producing sub-standard human being
- Were people born 2k,5k years ago were much more smarter than me?
# Self Help Industry trap
Self help industry $ 13.6 billion by 2022, 5.6% average yearly gains
- Action Faking
- reading about how to start a business, but never opening one
- ordering business card instead booking a sale on phone
- Personality Development
- Artificial motivation, artificailly induced motivation
- the next big business model to achieve financial freedom
- unlocking your charismatic self
- some meditation trick that will unlock your 3rd eye
- Have I consumed more than I have put into action?
- Be watchful, that you are still not living in a bubble. Reality may burst that bubble
- Actual meaningful things are created through struggle
- hustle culture
- Instagram entrepreneurs
- Fake gurus
- humble bragging
- What are you working hard for? What your WHY?
# Truth of Money
- 68% of the wealthy were self made
Equation of money
Equation taught to you in school
Equation in capatalist society
- Footballers are overpaid, whats the market?
- matches and merchandise
- enough demand?
- Value generated by a cleaner (could be replaced by anyone), accountant (lynchpin)
- How to generate value?
- Solve problems
- What problems does site like amazon solves?
- Hassle going to market to order
- Home delivery
- Listen to people, they always have problems? Then decide is it worth solving
# Data Brokers
$200 billion Industry
Selling data points
Look for patterns
- UK Cambridge Analytica
You data is not yours anymore
GDPR - EU regulation passed in 2016 to protect personal data
How to pregress through life, when you dont have dreams for yourself