Category: Random Recordings

Random Recordings #15

This is part of a series I call random recordings. You can learn more here: https://anthonymontalbano.com/random-recordings-1/

The following recordings are for March 2018:

  1. Don’t ask what customers want, figure out what they need.
  2. Meaningful work and meaningful relationships should be primary goals. Making money is an incidental consequence of that.
  3. Security is depressing. No matter how many angles you protect and secure, you can always think of a different angle.  In short, nothing digital is secure, ever.
  4. The most important aspect to security is time.  The more prominent time becomes in your practice the better opportunity something is “secure”.
  5. Blockchain doesn’t mean your data is secure, it just insure data integrity.  Important, but doesn’t protect from data exposure.
  6. Block chain is not data security, it’s data integrity.
  7. Know when not to have an opinion.
  8. To mentor is to not speak at all, or to speak less.
  9. Read “The Lessons in History” by Will and Ariel Durant.

Random Recordings #14

This is part of a series I call random recordings. You can learn more here: https://anthonymontalbano.com/random-recordings-1/

The following recordings are for February 2018:

  1. Often when thing you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.
  2. Either you’re in or in the way.
  3. Live the question so that one day you will live yourself into the answers.
  4. The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
  5. Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing their-self.
  6. You can’t be angry and curious at the same time.
  7. If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.
  8. Those who are easily shocked, should be shocked more often.
  9. If at first the idea is not absurd, then there’s no hope for it.
  10. A real good fail gives a person tremendous freedom.
  11. Trusted third-parties are security holes.
  12. Social media works best when you provide massive value.
  13. When speaking to an audience, let them know they made the right decision to be there.
  14. You’re not obligated to change your mind just because you lost an argument.
  15. Wisdom starts when owning up to ignorance.

Random Recordings #13

This is part of a series I call random recordings. You can learn more here: https://anthonymontalbano.com/random-recordings-1/

The following recordings are for January 2018:

  1. Since you can fail at things you don’t love, well, I’d rather fail at things I love.
  2. Fans are great, but community is better.
  3. Read “Midnight Fox”
  4. Read “Golden Compass”
  5. A goal without a plan is a wish.
  6. The struggle ends when the gratitude begins.
  7. No one owes you anything.
  8. True fulfillment comes from the love of the process.
  9. Failures are more useful than successes.

Random Recordings #12

This is part of a series I call random recordings. You can learn more here: https://anthonymontalbano.com/random-recordings-1/

The following recordings are for December 2017:

  1. Suffering is a moment of clarity, when you can no longer deny the truth of a situation and are forced into uncomfortable change.
  2. Avoid compulsively making things worse.
  3. Busy is a decision.
  4. Self-esteem is just the reputation that you have with yourself.
  5. Stop worrying about what other people think.
  6. Hero worship is not thinking for yourself.
  7. If you can surprise yourself, you can probably surprise everyone else.

Random Recordings #10

This is part of a series I call random recordings. You can learn more here: https://anthonymontalbano.com/random-recordings-1/

The following recordings are for October 2017:

  1. Humans are in danger of losing economic value because intelligence decoupled from unconsciousness.
  2. The greatest truths in life are usually the most unpleasant to hear.
  3. Don’t hope for a life without plans, instead hope for a life full of good problems.
  4. To be happy we need something to solve, therefore, happiness is some form of action.
  5. Are struggles determine our successes.
  6. When we learn something we don’t go from wrong to right, we go from wrong to slightly less wrong.
  7. The more something threatens your identity the more you will avoid it.
  8. Are most radical changes in perspective often happen at the tail end of our worst moments.
  9. Absolute freedom by itself means nothing.
  10. Travel is a fantastic self-development tool because it extricates you from the values of your culture and shows you that another society can live with entirely different values and still function and not hate themselves.
  11. It’s not our experiences that form us, but the ways in which we respond to them.
  12. The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
  13. Please stop waiting for a map.  We reward those that draw maps, not follow them.
  14. Boundaries are often in your head, not in the system.
  15. Doing something doesn’t mean it’s going to be right, doing something means you’re taking action.
  16. “This might not work” isn’t merely something to be tolerated, it’s something you should seek out.
  17. If you don’t ship, you haven’t actually started anything at all.
  18. Be the one who starts things.

 

Random Recordings #8

This is part of a series I call random recordings. You can learn more here: https://anthonymontalbano.com/random-recordings-1/

The following recordings are for August 2017:

  1. Credit is the economic manifestation of trust.
  2. Failure is not being authentic and not going for it.
  3. Processes can slow things down, but discipline is what you need to create better outcomes.
  4. Wish, Outcome, Obstacles, Planning – WOOP; this is the way you can achieve the things you want to achieve.
  5. Don’t ask yourself what obstacles are in your way, ask yourself what obstacles are in yourself.

Random Recordings #7

This is part of a series I call random recordings. You can learn more here: https://anthonymontalbano.com/random-recordings-1/

The following recordings are for July 2017:

  1. Accept rejection, but learn from every single no.
  2. In an alternative universe, if you were to work for the person you were hiring, would you work for them.  If the answer is no, you probably shouldn’t hire them.
  3. If you’re not embarrassed by the first release of your product, then you released too late.
  4. Ethereum commoditizes trust.

Random Recordings #6

This is part of a series I call random recordings. You can learn more here: https://anthonymontalbano.com/random-recordings-1/

The following recordings are for June 2017:

  1. Approach life with boldness and humility.
  2. The threat is stronger than the execution.
  3. The only easy day is yesterday.
  4. Take the optimist approach to adversity.
  5. Historians study the past, not in order to repeat it, but in order to be liberated from it.
  6. It’s amazing how many “woods” we create instead of “paths” to our destination.
  7. Do you have a strong intention or a strong why? Focus on the strong why.