Beware people who tell you something’s a bad influence because they rarely see the full spectrum of that influence.
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It’s easy to believe something can be improved, but that doesn’t mean it’s not already good enough.
The things that matter most are the things they don’t say.
This post features the best career advice I’ve found after consuming thousands of articles and videos about how to grow your career.
“Lifelong learning educational content usage is ramping very fast. YouTube has more than a billion views of daily learning videos. 70% of users use the platform to help solve work, school, or hobby problems.”
“There are lots of ways to recover your time that don’t involve punishing yourself for being less focused than usual. Instead, these strategies take the reality of the situation into account–you’re tired, distracted, overwhelmed, bored, or a combination of all of the above–and change the tone for the better.”
“Seek wealth, not money or status. Wealth is having assets that earn while you sleep. Money is how we transfer time and wealth. Status is your place in the social hierarchy.”
“Right now the medium is so visual that I think a lot of people are pressured into thinking it’s about the camera world, and I think there’s an incredible upside in written word and audio.”
“Once you start putting out work, particularly through your blogs, you start finding out what your fans look like. And I don’t just mean age and gender. If you really want to take this seriously, you must get hyper-focused on who’s reading your stuff. Are they women between the ages of 35–50 who are mothers that tend to be liberal and enjoy travelling? Yeah, that kind of focus.”
“Sometimes the best management is no management at all — first do no harm!”