If you want to understand where mastery and success come from, take a look at the inputs and the journey, not simply the outputs.
- Get a better boss
Entrepreneur ≠ Freelancer
Improve your tools and your skills
Find an industry that wants you
Becoming a category of one
Focus on the smallest viable audience
The confidence to say ‘yes’ and the strength to say ‘no’
The challenge of free
The discipline of prospecting
Get better clients
This is a thought-provoking episode, which raises many questions.
What it means to be a genius is to be generously persistent.
The EU is responding to consumers who feel ripped off. They're tired of having their data stripmined and their attention stolen ... Marketers don't have to race to the bottom. It's better at the top.
If you use Powerpoint, a few principles and tips to keep in mind when using type on a slide
There's one person responsible. The time allocated matches what's needed, not what the calendar app says. Everyone invited is someone who needs to be there, and no key party is missing. There's a default step forward if someone doesn't come. There's no better way to move this forward than to have this meeting. The desired outcome is clearly stated. The organizer has described what would have to happen for the meeting to be cancelled or to stop midway. "This is what I want to happen," and if there's a "yes," we're done. All relevant information, including analysis, is available to all in plenty of time to be reviewed in advance.
All relevant information, including analysis, is available to all in plenty of time to be reviewed in advance.
This is a checklist to come back to regularly.
We merely have to write, we merely have to create, have to be generous enough to show up with the best work we have right now. Once the immigular, the resistance realises that you are going to ship it anyway, it will get its act together and your work will get better. Don't say you don't have enough good ideas, say you don't have enough bad ideas.
Isn’t this what we truly want? To be seen, to be heard, to be understood…
The act of sacrifice, of foregoing one thing in our journey toward another one, one more generous, virtuous and useful, is actually a little piece of the satisfaction of the goal itself. If it comes easy, it's not the same.