Why liminal spaces will help you level up in life, the omnipresence of work, and some Derek Sivers wisdom

Hey everybody, Here’s another batch of actionable insights to start your week off right, so you can be more intentional with how you live, work, and create. Let’s get started. Insight 1: Embrace liminal spaces “Just like twilight is a liminal time between day and night, critical life stages and large societal shifts create liminal …

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The beauty of non-coercive marketing, why you shouldn’t find a niche, and the economics of a paid newsletter

Hey everybody, Here’s another batch of actionable insights to start your week off right, so you can be more intentional with how you live, work, and create. Also, there’s a new section in today’s issue, so check it out! Let’s get started. Insight 1: Marketing doesn’t have to be slimy Have you ever bought something …

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Why “quiet quitting” may boost your mental health, the danger of mental models, and how to create a content ecosystem

Hey everybody, Here’s another batch of actionable insights to start your week off right, so you can be more intentional with how you live, work, and create. Also, friendly reminder: This is the last week to enroll in Cohort 2 of Intentional Life Design if you’re interested. Let’s get started. Insight 1: Quiet quitting could boost your …

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What’s hiding behind your self-sabotaging behaviors, focusing on your craft, and developing a high level mindset

Hey everybody, Here’s another batch of actionable insights to start your week off right, so you can be more intentional with how you live, work, and create. Let’s get started. Insight 1: Even bad behaviors have a purpose Have you ever wondered why you keep self-sabotaging, even though you know better? You’re not alone. Most …

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Uncovering your greatest asset, positive outliers, and avoiding the trivial

Hey everybody, Here’s another batch of actionable insights to start your week off right, so you can be more intentional with how you live, work, and create. Let’s get started. Insight 1: Authenticity is your greatest asset Throughout college, internship, and early jobs, people told me to be more professional. • “Don’t cuss.”• “Dress formally.”• …

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Khe Hy on money and ice cream, Nat Eliason on Parkinson’s Law, and Derek Sivers on why you shouldn’t talk about your goals

Hey everybody, Here’s another batch of actionable insights to start your week off right, so you can be more intentional with how you live, work, and create. Let’s get started. Insight 1: Not every dollar is worth the same amount What do money and ice cream have in common? According to Khe Hy, both make …

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How to build a $27k course, the dangers of self-improvement, and why you don’t want money

Hey everybody, Here’s another batch of actionable insights to start your week off right, so you can be more intentional with how you live, work, and create. Let’s get started. Insight 1: How to build a $27k course When you grow up poor (like me), it feels like a weird flex to talk about how …

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Why the to-do list is dead, life advice from Hunter S. Thompson, and the beauty of an async life

Hey everybody, Here’s another batch of actionable insights to start your week off right, so you can be more intentional with how you live, work, and create. Let’s get started. Insight 1: The To-Do List is Dead How many tasks are on your to-do list right now? Do you have “organize to-do list” or “find a …

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The dangers of measuring success, the difference between wisdom and cliché, and how to finish what you start

Hey everybody, Here’s another batch of actionable insights to start your week off right, so you can be more intentional with how you live, work, and create. Let’s get started. Insight 1: How to measure success How do you measure success? More specifically, how much do you measure success by external vs internal benchmarks? External benchmarks are …

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