George Costanza is a character from an old sitcom that I’m hoping you’ve heard of in your life.
Sienfeld – “the show about nothing”
George was the lovable middle-aged loser that couldn’t quite reach escape velocity when it came to living with his parents. (This was a decade before the 2008 downturn turned living with ma’ and pa’ until 40 kinda’ normal.)
He’s famous for a number of his storylines…
Like the time he had to get fired from his job in the Yankees office (to get a better job) but he failed miserably…
Despite running across the field in a skin colored bodysuit, and destroying the Yankees World Series trophy… He, nevertheless, failed.
At the end of this experience – he just looked like a good employee because the world never seemed to respond in the way in wanted it too.
That’s the thing…
The world doesn’t respond in the way you want it to.
It just does what it does. The only thing you have control over is yourself.
You can work hard all night and day but that doesn’t make a lick of difference if the world throws you a curveball…
Next thing you know… you’re back on your bum wondering what the heck just happened…
Ever feel like that?
Don’t worry if you haven’t… you’ll get your chance. 🙂
I’m not saying that like it’s a bad thing… no matter how much it sounds like it.
Life is intoxicating, enchanting and almost hallucinogenic…
It confuses you but that doesn’t matter when you’re prepared for it.
It’s like a curious result to an odd experiment… And you’re the strange tinkering inventor to first discover it.
That’s what a lot of George Costanza’s experiences were about –
The more you try to control the world, the more it proves that you’re not so smart.
Eventually, he found the “secret” to success in life. In a single episode, he was able to create an amazing life for himself. (Naturally, he gave up on that secret by the next episode because it would have ruined his lovable loser status.)
That episode inspired me…
Think in terms of school…
Sometimes the way to get what you want isn’t what you think it is.
When you work hard, just to be disappointed with a mediocre grade at the end of the school year – the world is telling you something.
In fact, my experience suggests that most of the ways to be successful in school are the exact opposite of what most people think they are.
In this little known ebook, I wrote I go over:
- How To Get Your Instincts Working For You Instead Of Against You
- How To NOT Improve Your Grades
- How To Study Less And Improve Your Grades For It
- Why Dumb People Score Higher Than You – And How To Score Higher Than Them
- How To Stay Stress Free Come Test Time
- The Laid Back Approach To Class Time
- Why You Shouldn’t Try To “Make The Teachers Happy”
- How To Take The Next Step To Better Grades – 3 Simple Steps
Limited time bonus:
I’m going to be opening Q/A again available only to those of you that get this book.
I’ll gladly answer your question thoroughly – sharing my 8 years in academic optimization experience. I got my top-of-the-class GPA while working less than most of the kids in the bottom of the class while taking a double courseload. (Keep in mind – I was at a state college. Not MIT. This achievement isn’t that crazy good.) And anyone that saw my high school scores would know that success has nothing to do with my natural gifts.
Special thanks to everyone that has applied to be a writer. I’m working on a few kinks but I’m sure we’re going to have an awesome group of writers contributing this next school year.
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Leave Procrastination In The Dust! Never EVER let it stop you again.
Doing stuff is easy – sometimes, right?
You only procrastinate the stuff that sucks. You don’t say, “Ahhh… I’ll read that text from my crush later.” Nope. Now… Any pause is intentional and coordinated to respond better.
Here is the problem with academics:
You probably think most academic stuff sucks – at least a little. (Especially compared to other things you could be doing.)
And the thing is:
FORCING YOURSELF TO STUDY JUST MAKES IT WORSE!
You’re slowly hardening your association of school and being miserable.
You need to create positive associations with academics. You want your brain to be getting hyped up and positive when you’re thinking about studying and giving into this internal oligarchical instinct to force yourself to studying – ain’t helpin’.
Chill the internal dictator for a moment…
A big secret: You need to STOP forcing yourself to study so much.
But, if you’re not forcing yourself then how are you going to see those killer straight-a’s that you’re always pining over?
It’s not difficult but it can sound weird to unfamiliar eyes.
Get your copy of my book about How To Get Happier Straight A’s.
It only costs $4.99 (and if these strategies don’t work like magic like it has for thousands of other students then you can get a full refund.)