Best 36 Quotes & Tweets on Getting paid

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1

You get paid linearly for analyzing and solving problems. You get paid non-linearly for spotting and siezing opportunities.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

2

You get paid linearly for doing what everyone else is doing. You get paid non-linearly for correct divergence from the crowd.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

3

Visible work gets paid linearly for output. Non-visible work gets paid exponentially for outcomes.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

4

We’ve made an incredible innovation in hiring: Pay someone to do the work they would be doing if they get the job. If they are able to do it, they get the job.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

5

You get paid for being right first, and to be first, you can't wait for consensus.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

6

Overthinkers are underpaid.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

7

When people ask if they should stay where they are, I tell them: Make sure you're having fun. Make sure you're learning. Make sure you're being paid fairly.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

8

It’s interesting that so many essential workers are paid minimum wage, and so many non-essential workers are paid far more.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

9

If the internet isn't making you richer, you're doing it wrong.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

10

Clear thinking is a luxury amplified by financial independence. The rich get calmer, the poor get angrier. The cycle continues, the gap widens.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

11

To make money while you sleep, figure out how to help people while you sleep. How? Build things that educate, enable or entertain without your physical presence. This process forces you to create better things, because you have to figure out how it'll work without you.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

12

Increasingly convinced that the primary use of a lot of startup culture is to squeeze more hours out of each employee. Free catered meals, OKRs, and unlimited vacation days maximize hours per salaried employee – instead of, for example, paying overtime.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

13

To get started, find a problem. To get paid, find a market.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

14

The more people realize they can work from anywhere, the more people realize they can get paid from everywhere.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

15

The game is figuring out how to get paid to play.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

16

Paid newsletters are over-rated: it’s grueling work, your best thinking is stuck behind a paywall, and selling products is much more profitable

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

17

Everyone’s income tax returns should be public. Would allow for: - Fines that scale up and down - More accountability around executive pay - Wage gap transparency - Progressive sales tax This is already true in Finland, Norway, and Sweden.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

18

The internet breaks the old paradigm of needing to show up somewhere physically to get paid. Use content to clone yourself.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

19

The difference between knowing what you know and getting paid for what you know: Publishing your work.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

20

Your attention is an asset. Wherever you direct it, someone’s getting paid. Most of the time it’s not you. Allocate accordingly.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

21

Imagine a world where you could get paid around the clock by selling your ideas to anyone with an internet connection. In this new reality, all you'd have to do to make this happen is make things you love and keep talking about them. No need to imagine. You already live there.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

22

Two things are true: 1) Paid newsletters should be much more common 2) Many writers are too quick to launch a paid newsletter, and they should spend more time building their audiences before going paid

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

23

Your time is worth as much as you can convince somebody to pay you for it.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

24

Charge for the outcome, not the input.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

25

The upside of promoting yourself: - Financial freedom - Network growth - New opportunity The downside: - People who can't help you with any of the above might not like it

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

26

If you want to make independent income, get comfortable promoting yourself.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

27

Maneuver yourself into a position where your income doesn't depend upon your physical location.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

28

Reputation is a proxy for future earnings.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

29

The precursor to doing something well and getting paid handsomely: Doing it terribly, for free.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

30

Figuring out how to make money is more valuable than figuring out what to do with money you don't have.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

31

You get what you pay for. Except the best stuff, which is free.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

32

You get paid by knowing a lot about a little. You get popular by knowing a little about a lot.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

33

The internet is an environment where incremental change creates exponential outcomes. The more you iterate, the more people you reach, the more change you create, the more money you make.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

34

To get noticed more, be unique. To get paid more, be uniquely useful.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

35

The internet allows you to fix the disparity between your value and your income.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

36

Use the internet to get paid to do your thing.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher