Overcoming Fear Of Becoming Arrogant

Hmm. How should I say this? Everytime I act/be arrogant, I have lost money.

What I do know and understand, makes me money, be it in Passive Income Internet Businesses (PIIB) or Passive Income Investing (PII). I think arrogance is a combination of egoistic feelings plus ignorance - everytime I'm arrogant, I think that what I don't know is not as important or weighed as it should be, and that's when it bites me most.

And this happened again and again until I learnt the valuable lesson of being/staying paranoid and not overly-optimistic (I learnt that when people want your money, they'll sing and dance for you...especially if they're conning you). Often, people try to use arrogance to mask their own ignorance or when they don't know, but, don't do that.

Here's what you do: start by being honest about know what you know, and knowing what you don't know. In the areas where you don't know, you can start by educating yourself in the subject by reading books and blogs on it, following an expert in that area, or going for courses on it. It's really ok to not know  - I HAVE SO MANY THINGS I DON'T KNOW, and I'm totally cool with it.

I rather admit I don't know a certain things and go out to learn more about it, rather than arrogantly and ignorantly invest in a business or stock and then lose money.

Where to next?

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Start with these:

  1. Start Here
  2. FIRE Manifesto
  3. FIRE 101 and
  4. The Passive Income Lifestyle Framework.

They are my recommended to start with articles that ties in the entire framework, philosophy and working model of FIRE Lifestyle

Save-Earn-Invest More Articles

  1. Ruthlessly Cull Unnecessary Expenses
  2. Respect The $10s
  3. Small Tweaks To More $10s
  4. $150K+ By 35 - Reality Or Delusion?
  5. Start An Online Side Hustle With Solo Build It
  6. Start Investing For Passive Dividend Income In Just 3 Days
  7. How To Retire With $3 Million
  8. Invest To Spend On Luxury & Liabilities (Whatever You Want*)
  9. Shocking Maths Of Early Retirement (It's Less Than You Think)

See more Save, Earn & Invest More articles here.

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