Hope you're having a great week. Here are a few things I've been reading and pondering lately. Enjoy!
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I've shared this before, but it came across my desk again this week and it seemed worth sharing again. The idea in a nutshell: stay inside your circle of competence, but work to expand it.
If you want to improve your odds of success in life and business then define the perimeter of your circle of competence, and operate inside. Over time, work to expand that circle but never fool yourself about where it stands today, and never be afraid to say “I don’t know.”
Here's a useful bullsh*t detector I found on George Tannenbaum's blog.
3. Tweet of the Week
Yes, yes, yes.
✌️ Disable annoying web notification requests FOREVER:— Pieter Levels @ ?? (@levelsio) November 2, 2017
1) Go to chrome://settings/content/notifications
2) Toggle "Ask" to "Blocked" pic.twitter.com/9QVQYkbijH
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5. Random Links
- The Grammarly keyboard looks awesome.
- Here's a really massive guide to email for ecommerce.
- Walter Isaacson's podcast Trailblazer is really interesting.
- Here are my thoughts on why editorial calendars slow the growth of content sites.
Have a great weekend!
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