The 10 posts I learned the most from this week
Happy new year! This is a new post format. Does this sort of once-a-week curation deliver any value, or is it just blog spam? Please let me know in the comments, on twitter (@robfitz), or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Thanks! All the very best.
The idea that we need to be sane and organised to do good work is baloney by @SPressfield
What Flossing Taught Me About Success by @chrisbrogan
Advice on Getting Better from an Accomplished Piano Player by Cal Newport
We’re good at answers. Q, not so much by Seth Godin
Why Amazon Is The Best Strategic Player In Tech by @vgr
Sometimes Things Just Keep Getting Worse by @jaltucher
The simple first rule of branding and marketing anything by Seth Godin
A startup solving monetizable pain will not need an ROI calculator by @smartfaststartup
A startup escape path by @swombat
And my favourite post of the week is…
Could The Rebellion Against Traditional Publishing Actually Work? by @sebastmarsh
Sebastian Marshall has placed himself squarely within crazy town lately. His more extreme posts of the past couple months have entertained but left me skeptical.
However, his attack on the publishing industry is nothing short of amazing and lends enough credibility to everything he’s written previously for me to interpret his entire corpus in a different light. A jarring reminder of the power of one vocal person unwilling to compromise with an antiquated industry’s legion of lawyers.
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