March 9th, 2015
In 1492, Columbus kept a diary of his voyage. In September, he wrote this:
“That day they navigated, on their westerly course, day and night, 20 leagues, counting a little less. Here those of the caravel Niña reported that they had seen a tern and a boatswain bird, and these birds never go more than 25 leagues from the ...
March 2nd, 2015
One of the most surprising things I ever learned was something I call the Curve of Humble Mastery:
At first, when we’re trying to learn something, we’re bad at it and we know it. Imagine learning how to swim or dress better. Everyone sucks when they start!
Then we get a little good, and suddenly we think we’...
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February 23rd, 2015
I’m proud of the work all of you did last week.
In this email, I’m going to award $1,000 to the best pitch, then show you how you can improve your pitches 10x -- whether it’s for business or even personal life.
I got thousands of pitches last week. As a reminder, 2015 is the year ...
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February 20th, 2015
I gotta say, this week has been interesting.
Over the last few years, I’ve read thousands of posts on how to find clients and start a side business.
After a while...ZzZZzzz
That’s why I decided to do something new: put my money where my mouth is. I set aside $1,000 for the best pitch that comes ...
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February 18th, 2015
Like a parent who sees his child’s first (horrible) drawing, I have to pretend to still love you while lying to your face.
On Monday, I told you how one of my first big breaks came from pitching online companies to improve their websites. That single pitch showed me it was possible to do more than make pizzas for $...
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February 16th, 2015
When I was in high school, I knew nothing about sports, I got the worst scores in my math class, I had no game with girls...
...but I could write.
I decided I wanted to get a different job than just working at the pizza place near my house.
And (this was in the late 90s) I was into the ...
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