As we progress, we will need resources. Some people try to manage and control the resources they need themselves. This can be done to a certain degree, but it's less efficient than pulling the resources as needed from the existing world.
Take risks. Safety is important, but taking risks is how you learn and grow.
Keep both micro and macro in mind. The system is important as well as the individual objects in it.
A map is best used as an orientation device.
Find others who are smarter than you.
Everyone has something you don't know.
Be ready and willing to adjust what you're doing upon new information, or for a new situation.
The bottom line is always results. Results are what matter.
There are no prizes for following the rules.
Don't confuse education for learning.
Here's a cartoon. ☺
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
- Joseph Addison