The Hustler’s Playbook: Hustlers Value Themselves II

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Hustlers value themselves. And they’re not afraid to capture some of the value that they create. Hustlers create so much value that people are willing to pay for it. The hustler knows this, and they know that because they create so much value, they are entitled to capture some … [Read more...]

The Hustler’s Playbook: Hustlers Promote Themselves

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Hustlers promote themselves and their work. They’re self-promoters. Hustlers are self-promoters. They are completely and unequivocally sold on themselves. Hustlers aren’t self-promoters because they are arrogant or selfish. Hustlers are self-promoters because they believe deeply … [Read more...]

The Hustler’s Playbook: Hustlers Find Positive Meaning in Misfortune

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The way hustlers view the experiences of their lives is very different than the way non-hustlers view those very same experiences. A hustler believes that the circumstances of her birth are why she is where she is now. The non-hustler believes those very same circumstances are … [Read more...]

The Hustler’s Playbook: On Slackers

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I’ve been trying to come up with a word that describes the non-hustler. But I’ve chosen the term “non-hustlers” because I believe that so many of them have been infected with a too-small vision and a poor personal psychology. They have been infected with all of the negativity … [Read more...]

The Hustler’s Playbook – Hustlers Don’t See Themselves As They Are

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Hustlers don’t see themselves as they really are. They see themselves as they want to be. Then they act accordingly. Look around you right now. Your smartphone is somewhere very close to you, isn’t it? It’s a modern marvel that we can carry our telephone, computer, internet, … [Read more...]

The Hustler’s Playbook: Hustlers Evolve

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Hustler’s are open to change. The hustler is firm in her convictions, inflexible, and persistent. All of these qualities help the hustler produce results (in business and in life). But when the hustler comes across evidence that indicates that what they are doing might be … [Read more...]

The Hustler’s Playbook: Luck Loves a Hustler

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The hustler never sits around waiting for their lucky break. The hustler goes out and engages with the world, and in doing so, creates new opportunities. To the non-hustler, it looks like the hustler got lucky. But the hustler knows that luck won’t sit on your couch and watch … [Read more...]

The Hustler’s Playbook: 4 Things the Hustler Fears

The Hustler's Playbook: 4 Things the Hustler Fears

Hustlers are driven. They are motivated to make a life of their own design. They are motivated to make a difference. And just like non-hustlers, they are motivated by their fears. Not Doing Enough Hustlers are motivated by the fear that they are not doing enough. They worry … [Read more...]

The Hustler’s Playbook: Hustlers Are Self Starters

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I once had a conversation with a leader. I mentioned to him how much I admired the accomplishments of one of his people, and he said, “Not a self-starter.” He didn’t say anything else. What had once been his top performer had become one of his worst performers. This once top … [Read more...]

The Hustler’s Playbook: Hustlers Pay for Success in Advance

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Success is an outcome that you pay for in advance. Hustlers know that they have to pay the price in advance for what they want, and they never worry about the price. They know that the greater the outcome, the more they will have to pay to achieve it. The hustler pays the full … [Read more...]