Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher quotes on problem Solving

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1. Find a problem 2. Tell a story 3. Sell a service 4. Deliver a result 5. Build a product

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We waste the most time on problems we don't yet have.

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Most people struggling to get started spend time figuring out solutions for problems they don't have yet.

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Find a problem. Build a process. Share proof. Sell access.

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Money solves money problems, happiness solves happiness problems.

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

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Every problem is temporary.

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Remote work teaches employees they don't need a job. If you can solve problems from anywhere, you can solve them for anyone.

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Build for yourself, then find people like you. (easy) Build for others, then find people not like you. (hard)

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If you can solve a problem by changing your behavior, it was never the problem - you were.

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You can only solve the problems you can articulate.

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Money doesn’t solve problems, people do.

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Solve a problem ten times, figure out the process. Solve a problem twenty times, improve the process. Solve a problem thirty times, codify the process. Solve a problem forty times, productize the process.

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Make content that points out the problem. Make product that provides the solution. Repeat.

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The thing we think of as the problem is almost always not the problem, but the result of the problem.

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The more poorly the problem is defined, the more inadequate the solution will be.

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Problems must be acknowledged to be solved.

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Solve for distribution first by building an audience.

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What you think you need: Brand Domain Website Matching social handles Email signature Business cards A title that makes you sound qualified What you actually need: Proof that you can solve a problem

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Good: Use communication to solve problems. Better: Use communication to prevent problems.

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Write about the problem to gauge interest in the solution.

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Emotion finds problems. Logic fixes problems.

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If you don't understand the system, you can't fix the symptom.

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Your ability to solve a problem determines your value, not how long it takes you to solve it.

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The one tactic to fix an enormous number of problems: Raise prices.

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Problems get bigger when you ignore them.

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Create content that points out the problem. Create product that provides the solution.

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Language is the most robust technology we have. - Free - Open source - Millions of years of iteration Use it to build solutions, relationships, and reputation.

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Worry blurs the problem.

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To build scalable solutions, fix common problems.

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The tighter the constraint, the more creative the solution.

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The more narrowly the problem is defined, the more accurately the solution can be measured.

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The more specific the solution, the easier the sale.

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We can't get to better answers without asking better questions. Staying silent when you "don't know the answer" guarantees you'll never be a part of the solution.

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Aspiring entrepreneurs: If you don't have experience solving problems on your own, join a team that does. A spot on a team (a job) gives you exposure to problems while limiting your downside. Get paid to make mistakes on someone else's dime first.

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Find patterns, find problems. Fix patterns, fix problems.

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The fastest way to grow your business: Solve problems in public.

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The key to scalable income is generating a scalable result. The key to a scalable result is solving a common problem. The key to solving a common problem is a well designed system. TLDR; To make more money, design and sell systems.

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