The 1% better manifesto* is a list of principles, beliefs and thoughts for people that believe in constant improvement, spiritual harmony, being resourceful to the next person and want to change through positive habit creation.
Deus Sive Natura. Nature is god and god is nature. We are all connected to each other. (Spinoza)
Your mind and your body are the exact same thing. The state of your body shapes your mind.
There's more of you inside yourself. Explore that everyday by doing one thing that feels uncomfortable
Make mistakes as quickly as you can. Don't be a "what if kind" of person since success might be on the next corner
You are what you think. Keep a positive mind and use as many positive triggers you can find in order to prevent negative thoughts
All the answers are inside yourself. Be proactive and don't complain about where your life is right now. Own your destiny and change things
Fear is the only enemy worth fighting for.
The present is the most important moment of all. Your decisions today determine your past and your future. Think before you act and be present
Go after solutions with an empty mind. Do a daily search for your personal Sunyata. At least 5 minutes everyday.
Have your actions represent your words instead of the other way around
See what has been built under a rational perception. Then go crazy on new stuff
Don't be afraid of living life by your own principles
There is not a separation between pleasure and work. Try to mix both in something called life.
Stay committed to your goals. Revise them every now and then.
Make lists. Create projects. Commit to actionable small goals and reward yourself once you've achieved them.
Less is more.
Principles such as ethics, character and good moral will always bring back good things
Help people without expecting anything in return
Kick mediocrity in the ass. Become an ever-evolving ecosystem with no comfort zone.
Respect other people and take care of your relationships with them. Love is extremely important. You won't change the world by yourself
Always take the minimal desirable approach and execute even if it's an extremely small step. Procrastination is something dangerous
Feed your projects with purpose and idealism not revenue and shareholder value. They will come naturally
It's ok to be sleep deprived sometimes if you stayed up doing something interesting
Know exactly what you don't want in your life. Then, all the rest can be faced as another learning experience
Find different mentors for different moments in your life and help them help you and remember that mentorship is a two way street
Listen more and talk less
As Thomas Edison once said: "geniuses are 1% inspiration and 99% transpiration".
Idea-only individuals are dead. Either you learn how to execute or they'll eat you alive.
Perfection is a mandatory never achievable goal.
Become status-quo destroyer.
Be a well mannered misfit
Add more value than what you can capture
Believe in small well disciplined changes for habit creation
Be 1% better everyday