Daniel Vassallo

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Building a portfolio of small bets. Quarter-time with Gumroad. Building userbase.com. Creator on dvassallo.gumroad.com. Ask me anything at daniel@hey.com.

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If you put 10,000 hours practicing the piano, you will almost certainly become a great pianist. If you put 10,000 hours into your business, it doesn’t necessarily translate to anything! The first kind has a predictable relationship to effort. The second kind doesn’t.

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Before you start thinking about building an audience, you need to build some credibility. People will only listen if you've demonstrated some credibility on the topic.

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What you do is much more important than how you do it. Doing something really well is useless when applied to the wrong thing. First priority is discovering what works (what you do). Efficiency (how you do it) comes later. The order matters.

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The weekend is a good time to take stock of your means: your skills, your connections, your free time, your experience, your location, your perspective, your interests, your strengths, etc. Then try to use what you have to design a lifestyle that better matches your preferences.

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