Sometimes success is 3% brains and 97% not getting distracted by the internet.
"The real problem of humanity ... we have Palaeolithic emotions; medieval institutions; and godlike technology." — E. O. Wilson
If you want exponential returns ... replace the need to be proven right with the need to achieve the best outcome possible.
I asked over 50,000 people what books they would recommend someone read to improve their general knowledge of the world. Here is the result. Link
Amateurs think in absolutes. Professionals think in probabilities.