Don’t Create Followers

My plea to all the content creators out there who pride themselves on how many followers they have – don’t create followers, help people become leaders.

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Despairing Against Yourself

Despairing against yourself and getting the job done at all costs might make you feel good when you finally get the work done, but in the end it trains you to react in the same way to work you don’t feel like doing right now: with despair.

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Don’t Get Used To It

When we remember how amazing so many things are in our lives, and that three hundred years ago almost everyone on the planet essentially owned basically nothing, it gives us some perspective.

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Nobody Cares About Your Art

This is a fundamental rule of permission marketing: nobody cares about your art. Why? People are paradoxically two things at the same time: constantly selfish and looking for what benefits them, and...

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Catastrophizing is Dividing Us

No matter which political ideologies you agree or disagree with, catastrophizing is creating division on a scale that we haven't seen in generations. Every time the right talks about the left, they...

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Any Benefit From Social Media?

As my friends now realise, I'm back on Facebook. I didn't miss it while I was gone from mid February until the end of March, but I had a lot of time to think about why we use social networking sites...

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