There are a few tough things in life, one of which is losing weight. It is said that 95% of diets ultimately fail and losing weight successfully is one of the hardest things to do, along with quitting tobacco, kicking off addictions and investing successfully. As such, having some mild success with both (diet and investing), I would like to share lessons which we could draw from one to the other.
I think there are two big concepts:
1. Think Big: Don’t sweat the small stuff, pull the big levers!
2. Think Sustainable: If it cannot be sustained, then it won’t work. Make sustainable changes!
We all know the different diets. There are now 1,001 diets out there and over the years, like many of us, I have tried my fair share. Counting calories, Atkins diet which emphasizes low carbs, intermittent fasting, less oil, less sugar and dunno what else. …