Magic doesn't work that way
I'm 100 failed experiments away from reaching my goals
⭐️ The simple framework I’m using to make progress towards my goals
⭐️ You don't need anyone's permission to succeed
🧠 Use fear as your compass
🧠 Why most indie makers fail
🧠 Content is not the solution to any of your problems
⭐️ Only listen to people who are winning at the game you’ve decided to play
🧠 You have to pick a game before you can win
⭐️ Stop wasting time and work on things that serve a purpose
⭐️ You need a game plan
⭐️ Explore vs. Exploit
🧠 What really matters is getting into the right state of mind
⭐️ I need to stop sabotaging myself
⭐️ Overcoming limiting scripts through agency expanding experiments
⭐️ How to win the metagame (in real life)
🧠 Why I don't work where I think
Unlike in a normal job, the hours I sit at my desk don’t matter. All that counts is my output.
🧠 Don't read this
Why did you open this essay? Do you even have a reason? Did you even think about it? I bet the answer is no. And that, my friend, is a problem.
🧠 Breaking Mimetic Chains
I know zero people personally who want to change the world. I don’t know anyone in real life who is on a non-standard path. No one who wants more out of life than anyone else and is fighting tooth and nails for their dream.
🧠 I'm awake
I’ve been asleep. Drifting. Pushing buttons for 10 hours every day but not accomplishing anything.
🧠 What I really learned at university
You know the “And All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt” meme right? My personal variant is:
🧠 Coming up with a learning challenge as an aspiring entrepreneur
A huge challenge everyone who decides to be self-employed needs to face is that there are suddenly no constraints. At school, university, or work, there are always deadlines and you had to carry pre-specified work using a pre-defined toolbox. But if you’re self employed, you can build anything, work on any project, using any tool, framework, or programming language.
🧠 My Principles and Practices of Personal Education
One area of my life I struggled with for a long time is education. I love to learn but what I’ve been doing for a long time was far from systematic. I picked books at random. I mostly restricted myself to purely passive reading. I didn’t interact with other people that are interested in the same topic.
⭐️ Essays I put serious effort into
🧠 Raw brain dumps