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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 #26 - all roads lead to Berlin

Hey everyone 👋. Greetings from Berlin! Welcome to the 7 new people who signed up this week, which brings us to 208 subscribers. Here's the previous edition of the newsletter for those of you who missed it. Subscribe here Thanks so much for being a subscriber. If you enjoy the newsletter,

Creators' Corner #26 - all roads lead to Berlin
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Creators' Corner #25 - become a conversation barista

Hey everyone 👋. Greetings from Munich! Welcome to the 7 new people who signed up this week, which brings us to 201 subscribers. Here's the previous edition of the newsletter for those of you who missed it. Subscribe here Thanks so much for being a subscriber. If you enjoy the newsletter,

Creators' Corner #25 - become a conversation barista
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Become a Conversation Barista

I’ve been lucky to have a few meaningful, high-quality conversations lately. Talks that have left me brimming with energy and ideas. Discussions where I could have gone on talking for hours if I didn't have to head to the next appointment. Conversations where the topics and ideas bounced off

Become a Conversation Barista