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Increasing 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

Increasing 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

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Creators' Corner #34 - 2022 Annual Review edition

Hey everyone 👋. Happy New Year! We're up to 245 creators this week. Thanks so much for being a subscriber. Here's the previous edition of the newsletter for those of you who missed it. As always – please reach out if you have any thoughts or ideas. I would love to hear

Creators' Corner #34 - 2022 Annual Review edition
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2022: A Year in Review

Hi there and welcome to my second public annual review! The Christmas holidays are a good time to play golf (if you're in the Southern Hemisphere), eat more than you should and reflect on the year that has been. I took a moment to look at diary entries, old newsletters

2022: A Year in Review
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Creators' Corner #33 - celebrating one year (and a bit) of writing

Hey everyone 👋. Greetings from Hermanus! We're up to 243 creators this week. Thanks so much for being a subscriber. Here's the previous edition of the newsletter for those of you who missed it. As always – please reach out if you have any thoughts or ideas. I would love to hear

Creators' Corner #33 - celebrating one year (and a bit) of writing