TMBA 216: Carnegie on How Young People Can Get Ahead in the World

“Look out for the boy who has to plunge into work direct from the common school and who begins by sweeping out the office. He is the probable dark horse that you had better watch.” – Andrew Carnegie

Ever dream of changing your life and getting ahead in the world? Andrew Carnegie gave a speech to ambitious college students over 100 years ago outlining his best advice, and despite his poor understanding of search engine optimization, it rings just as true today. In this week’s podcast Ian and I go over Mr. Carnegie’s advice and relate it to our own experience.– you can read the full text here.


Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • What having no excuses has to do with supply and demand.
  • Why it’s so freaking important to know what you want.
  • Stop being so opportunistic – gamers need to go home.
  • Break the rules and serve the result, at all costs.
  • Why it’s virtuous to put all of your eggs in one basket.

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