“We have to learn to scare ourselves a little bit every day and embrace that.”
“Most people born between the early 1980s and late 1990s didn’t graduate from college, aren’t living in a city, and generally hate being called ‘Millennials.’”
“You will never be prepared for anything you do, ever. Not the first time. Training and practice are out the window the second they meet experience. But you’ll get better.”
“Cats, food, fashion, nature, portraits, sunsets, selfies. Whichever you select, your photos need to be centered around that topic. Consistency is key.”
“Approximately 45 percent of everything we do on a daily basis is driven by our habits.”
My writing attracted 124,381 views on Medium in the last 30 days.
That’s amazing and made me pause to consider how it happened.
The attention I earned was a result of how I approached earning it.
Here’s what I did and how a similar approach can help you earn attention for your creations— whether they live on Medium or elsewhere.
I like to have control.
Of my time, my work, and my future.
But control is an illusion — and so is our lack of it.
“The more successful I become…the more work there is to do. The more balls in the air, the more eyes on me, the more history stares, the more expectations there are. The more I work to be successful, the more I need to work.”
“People wonder why their daughter is taking 10,000 photos a day. What they don’t realize is that she isn’t preserving images. She’s talking.”
“While we usually notice successful movements after they have begun to attract large crowds and hold massive demonstrations, those are effects, not causes, of successful mobilization.”