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    You’ve Just Got To Keep Going Back | Ask DS

    enSeptember 21, 2023

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    • Revolutionizing Healthcare and EntertainmentHIMS offers affordable ED treatments online, Audible brings thrilling audio entertainment, and The Daily Stoic podcast provides ancient wisdom for modern life challenges

      Technology is revolutionizing various aspects of our lives, from healthcare to entertainment. HIMS is transforming men's health care by offering affordable ED treatments online, eliminating the need for uncomfortable doctor visits. Audible, on the other hand, is revolutionizing the way we consume thrilling audio entertainment, making it accessible to all with a membership that includes one free title per month. The Daily Stoic podcast offers ancient wisdom to help navigate everyday life's challenges. Despite the world's imperfections and people's tendency to err, it's essential to keep striving for what's right, as illustrated in the long fight to end segregation in America.

    • Keep going back despite challengesPersist and refocus to achieve justice and overcome resistance, drawing inspiration from historical figures and stoic principles.

      Persistence and determination are key to achieving justice and overcoming resistance. John Doar's legal philosophy during the Civil Rights Movement was to "keep going back," no matter how difficult or painful the process may be. This tenacity was also demonstrated by figures like Cato, who fought to keep Rome a republic, and modern-day individuals who apply stoic principles to their lives. Even when faced with setbacks or moments of weakness, it's important to refocus and get back on the path to what is right. As Marcus Aurelius said, "Look within. Within is the source of good, and it is also there that the evil lies; if only you could be aware, and not let that which is without overshadow what is within."

    • Embrace the present moment and renew your focusRegardless of past mistakes or setbacks, each moment offers a chance to refocus and be the best version of yourself

      No matter what has come before, each moment presents a fresh opportunity to clear your mind, apply what you know, and be the best version of yourself. This concept, often seen in sports, can be applied to personal and professional life. Even if you've had setbacks or made mistakes, you have the power to make new choices and start anew. As Marcus Aurelius wrote in his Meditations, "Go and do what you're put here to do." By embracing this mindset, we can find excitement in helping others experience the same sense of renewal. Whether it's in sports, business, or personal growth, the ability to wipe the slate clean and focus on the present is a powerful tool.

    • Learning from mistakes and addressing root causesEffective leaders learn from their mistakes, reflect on the causes, and make necessary improvements to grow personally and professionally.

      Effective leadership involves learning from mistakes and addressing the root causes, rather than just focusing on the outcome. This process, which has been used by leaders throughout history, can lead to personal and professional growth. Additionally, the importance of balancing work and personal life was emphasized, as success in one area can positively impact the other. Energy and mood were also discussed as important factors in leadership, with the idea that one's energy can influence those around them. The concept of radiating energy was introduced, suggesting that leaders should be mindful of their own energy and mood, as it can impact their relationships and overall effectiveness. Overall, the discussion highlighted the importance of self-reflection, growth, and balance in leadership.

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