Hope you're having a great week. Here are a few things I've been reading, writing and pondering lately. Enjoy!
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I found this to be a very helpful read:
It’s uncomfortable to realise that we’ve been given better opportunities. It almost feels like it’s undercutting your accomplishments. I know, you worked hard to get where you are, this movement isn’t trying to discredit that. It just wants to give other people a chance to catch up; a chance for tangible not theoretical equality.
It reminded me of an article by Scott Galloway in which he says, "Conflating luck and talent is dangerous. As I get older, I’m struck by how big a part luck played in my life, and how much I mistook it for skill."
This guy is really smart and Patrick O’Shaughnessy is a pretty good interviewer.
As my friend Sean Blanda says, "Always. Own. Your. Platform."
As I pointed out in my last post, if Rogan had added subscription, he would have owned a company that looked like the world’s best SaaS business. Crazy recurring revenue, with low churn and insanely high margins, growing at 25–50% per year as podcasting’s audience grows over time.
This revenue is INSANELY valuable and should be built by him, not Spotify.
Btw, Medium is worth $5/month.
There's a lot of smart stuff in this thread.
5. Random Links
- This is kinda cool. Jeff Sheldon knows what he's doing: Analog: The simplest productivity system
- This commercial is .... really something.
- I don't know much about Chip Gaines but this article is really touching.
- Okay, I Googled Chip Gaines and found this video (and it's great): Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man - Episode 3 with Chip & Joanna Gaines + kids
- John Fogerty has a really good YouTube channel. Case in point: his family band covers "Lean On Me."
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