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john nicholas

Hi there! I'm John 👋

Welcome to my site. I am an actuary and creator writing about the future of work and the creator economy.

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Creators' Corner 👨‍🎨​

Every week I share a newsletter featuring my latest writing, the best content I consumed during the week and a new creator in the spotlight ​.

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Increase Your Luck Surface Area

> “The amount of luck that you have in life is how much value you create, times how many people you tell about it.” - Patrick McKenzie Doing great work is only half the job. If you want to increase your chances of success (your luck), you need to tell people

Increase Your Luck Surface Area
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The Shift to the Creator Economy

The world is moving from the traditional, institution-based economy to the creator economy. Advances in education and the democratization of technology will change how we work and earn a living. I first came across this idea via a tweet from Naval Ravikant: > Eventually, everybody will be in the creator economy.

The Shift to the Creator Economy

Recent Posts

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Creators' Corner #17 - figuring out my brand, using Medium to boost exposure and writing music

Hey everyone 👋. 6 new people join us this week bringing us up to 158 subscribers. Thanks so much for being an early subscriber. If you enjoy the newsletter, please forward it on. If you have 10 seconds to share a comment or an idea, please hit reply. Slightly late this

Creators' Corner #17 - figuring out my brand, using Medium to boost exposure and writing music
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Creators' Corner #16 - dealing with feedback, creating on TikTok and mimetic theory explained

Hey everyone 👋. 6 new people join us this week bringing us up to 152 subscribers. Thanks so much for being an early subscriber. If you enjoy the newsletter, please forward it on. If you have 10 seconds to share a comment or idea, please hit reply. Line-up this week: 1.

Creators' Corner #16 - dealing with feedback, creating on TikTok and mimetic theory explained
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Dealing With Feedback

Feedback is an important part of the writing process, but it can also be disheartening when you've laboured over a piece and it gets picked apart. While feedback is a valuable input for your writing, it shouldn’t hold you back from the ultimate goal, which is to publish your

Dealing With Feedback