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Our scarcest resource is willpower...

Life is a game. This is your strategy guide

  • The first 15 years of life are just tutorial missions, which suck. There's no way to skip these
  • You'll find most things – like the best jobs, possessions, and partners – are locked until you get some
  • This is the time to level up your skills quickly. You will never have so much time and energy again
  • your top priority is to assign your time as well as possible
    • Keep your state high
    • Don't demand too much willpower from one day
    • Attempt the most important tasks first
    • Reduce the need to use willpower by reducing choices
  • Attraction is a complex mini-game but mostly a byproduct of how you're already playing. If you have excellent state and high skills, you're far more attractive already
    • Not fussed about money. The low-stress strategy. stay within your means and save a little for a rainy day. Make the best of all the time you save, or you'll regret it.
    • Well off. Choose a career and environment carefully, and be prepared to move often to move up. You'll need to invest heavily in matching skills, which will cost you time, and be careful not to
    • Mega rich. Start your own business Engine Equation. It's almost impossible to get rich working for someone else. Riches do not come from work alone; they come from owning things – assets – that pay back more than they cost, and your own company is a powerful asset you can create from scratch. Compound your winnings into more help, and eventually, they can remove your need to work at all

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