A fascinating perspective that I’ve been leaning into more and more these days is the idea that it’s okay to pursue a plethora of things all at the same time and that focusing on one thing isn’t nearly as important as loving fully and engaging the many.
In other words, the often shared advice of focus, focus, focus, might not be as good as it is proclaimed to be. For more context, watch this TEDxAustin talk by Steven Tomlinson:
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We only catch a glimpse of what is really happening underneath the surface for most people. And, we only know a fraction of their past, their story, their aches and pains and fears.
What we get more of now is a curated view of their lives, exactly as they want it to be seen. It’s not inauthentic, it’s just wildly incomplete.
Continue reading “It’s Not the Full Picture”
A few things to review, especially if you’re working on a startup:
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Professionally, I still have spent more time in the corporate / enterprise world than I have as a full-time startup person. This will shift in a few years and I don’t regret my time in big business.
I learned a ton about all parts of the organization but perhaps most importantly I learned how important relationships and politics play in getting things done. I would have never known of this (important) dynamic through any other avenue.
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Here are a few screenshots of the upcoming mnml App, a macOS writing and publishing app for Medium.com.
I’ve already shared a few posts about the progression of this app which you can, of course, follow via the category.
Continue reading “First Look: mnml App”
There are the good things that keep you up at night and there are the bad things that keep you up at night.
Unfortunately, for many of us, it’s the latter that we have to contend with more than the former.
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Viral events for a blog aren’t what they used to be.
Historically, getting a feature or a mention or being “found” or discovered on a big name social network could set up a blog for success in perpetuity. Now, that dynamic just doesn’t work that way anymore.
Continue reading “On Viral Events”