The book Antifragile argues that in order to succeed we should develop qualities that enable us to thrive and grow when exposed to volatility, randomness and disorder. Here are some tips for developing antifragility.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb's book Antifragile argues that in order to succeed we should develop qualities that enable us to thrive and grow when exposed to volatility, randomness, disorder, and stressors, and learn to love adventure, risk, and uncertainty. Farnam Street's Shane Parrish shares some tips for developing antifragility ourselves:
Stick to simple rules
Build in redundancy and layers (no single point of failure)
Resist the urge to suppress randomness
Make sure that you have your soul in the game Experiment and tinker — take lots of small risks Avoid risks that, if lost, would wipe you out completely
Don’t get consumed by data
Keep your options open
Focus more on avoiding things that don’t work than trying to find out what does work
Respect the old — look for habits and rules that have been around for a long time
Parrish sums up: "Stop optimizing for today or tomorrow and start playing the long game."
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