You want job security, be creative.— Orange Book 🍊📖 (@orangebook_) August 10, 2020
The work of reading:— Shane Parrish (@ShaneAParrish) August 20, 2020
1. Read a book while highlighting heavily.
2. Distill highlights into core insights, written in your own words.
3. Put into a searchable format.
4. Review regularly.
To build an audience, show your work.— Jack Butcher (@jackbutcher) August 18, 2020
To build a community, show your working.
An economy that’s stuck needs more creators and artists— the kind of people who open doors for others.— Ana Lorena Fabrega (@anafabrega11) August 18, 2020
Still spinning from this idea in @nayafia's "Making in Public": that when the economics of consumption don't work—e.g. because the product is a public good—a more viable model may exist around the economics of *production*. That is: when might production *be* the product?— Andy Matuschak (@andy_matuschak) August 15, 2020
Facebook:— Matthew Kobach 🚀 (Sept 2nd) (@mkobach) August 14, 2020
Doesn’t matter who you follow
solocapitalist, solopreneur, solo content creator.— Geoff Lewis (@justGLew) August 11, 2020
fascinating how rapidly the money making narrative has adapted to serve (a) incumbent software platforms that enable solo-x and (b) covid-induced societal atomization.
raging bull market in solo.
Perhaps obvious, but it strikes me that dollowers (dollar-weighted followers) are an important part of the future.— balajis.com (@balajis) June 25, 2020
Platforms like Substack, Patreon, Ghost, Locals allow writers to optimize their dollowers. Dollowing is a scarce and directly valuable behavior, unlike following.
Step 1: Know exactly what you want. Have a big vision that is crystal clear.— James Clear (@JamesClear) June 13, 2020
Step 2: Know exactly what is true. See reality for what it is and accept the honest facts of the situation.
Step 3: Be flexible in the way you close the gap between 1 and 2.
Bold. Rational. Adaptable.