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Mindset for Success
When in Doubt, Ship. There’s a tug of war between polishing and shipping. Do you keep improving or finally go public? When in doubt: ship.
Less is More. A short email. A 10 second video pitch. A 5 word follow up. Being brief can massively reduce friction on both sides. Less is more.
First Mover Advantage. Being one of the first to try something (like pitching) is risky. But there’s no competition, so when you win, you win big. Who dares wins.
Links worth checking out
- How to Write a Job Hunt Email (Templates) (4 min article)
- Taking Baby Steps (3 min video)
- Becoming a Creative Human (1 min blogs)
- 3 Tips for an Effective Video Pitch (3 min video)
Quote of the Week
“Procrastination is like a credit card: it’s a lot of fun until you get the bill.”
― Christopher Parker