David Perell

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"The Writing Guy". He tweet about business, online learning, and Internet writing.

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Everybody's talking about remote work. Communicate in long-form: Most companies do too much messaging and not enough long-form writing. Communicate less often, but with much more rigor.

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Office work benefits extroverts who are great at talking. Remote work benefits introverts who are great at writing.

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Free business idea. Now that companies are going remote, help companies build internal podcasts. The podcast would focus on: - How decisions are made - Quarterly priorities - Industry 101 - Business models - Long-term goals and company vision Fun and efficient for everybody.

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Online education is a rocket ship. Some second-order effects: 1) Somebody will build a billion-dollar homeschooling business. 2) Teachers will look more and more like entrepreneurs. 3) Online education and remote work will mirror each other and accelerate both trends at once.

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Why writing is an essential skill: 1) Remote work will shift communication from voice to text. 2) Almost every successful person spends a lot of time writing. 3) Leverage: Anybody can publish ideas, and they can now spread to every corner of the globe. We are all writers now.

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Dublin and Mexico City are going to become remote work hubs. 🇮🇪 Dublin: English-speaking country, booming economy, and easy access to both the east coast and mainland Europe. 🇲🇽 Mexico City: Safe and well-developed, with a temperate climate, and close to the United States.

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New York City pro-tip: Don't work in coffee shops. Work in hotels. Better service, comfier seating, faster internet, and near-unlimited space.

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Calling it now. Tomorrow’s productivity blogs will be video-based. Remote work is exploding. Young people are increasingly comfortable on camera. A handful of knowledge workers will build massive audiences by open-sourcing their workflow. Watch this space.

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Remote work has more typing and less talking. That makes business writing a mandatory skill in a remote work world.

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In the office, you talk. On the computer, you write. That's why every remote work CEO I've met screens for writing ability when they hire.

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Three ways for remote workers to shine: 1) Purchase a selfie light: Add light to your face so people can see you. 2) Dark background: Sit against a dark backdrop so the camera isn't over-exposed. 3) Learn to write: Remote workers communicate less by voice, and more with words.

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Remote work unlocks a giant pool of talent. You can't find all those people with traditional recruiting tactics, so there is a big opportunity to find new ways to use the Internet to identify up-and-coming talent.

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Rule #1 for remote work: Company systems should have as few moving parts as possible. Sending messages back-and-forth is the enemy of speed, efficiency, and quality of life.

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24/7 work is one of the biggest advantages a remote work team can have. With three teams working 8 hours per day, distributed by time zone, you can work around the clock.

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