Jack Butcher

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Unemployed. Built @visualizevalue, building @value.

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1

Everyone you admire is still figuring it out.

2

If you have time to consume, you have time to produce.

3

Good marketing finds customers. Great marketing creates customers.

4

Complexity impresses your peers. Clarity impresses your customers.

5

Employment is a game you play. Entrepreneurship is a game you design.

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Marketing gets easier when you think of it as a search function for people who already agree with you, they just haven’t met you yet.

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Value your time so highly you feel pain when you waste it.

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If you’re scared to start something because you might fail, here’s a reminder: you’re already failing.

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Product is what you believe, marketing is how you get other people to believe it.

10

The uncomfortable truth: You can get into the top 10% of a huge number of income producing skills by watching YouTube videos and practicing.

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If the process doesn’t make you happy, neither will the prize.

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The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing.

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

14

Starting something = 0.1% of effort Doing it consistently = 99.9% of effort

15

Change your definition of failure: This didn’t work ≠ failure. I didn’t try = failure.

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Every day spent distracted by what we can’t control is a day we don’t spend on what we can.

17

How to turn content into cash: (thread)

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If you want to grow, embarrass yourself.

19

The weakest marketing strategy: Try to please everyone.

20

You can outwork 95% of people by just showing up every day.

21

Old money: Property. New money: Intellectual property.

22

An idea stolen is an idea validated.

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The secrets are deceptively simple: - Consistency - Patience

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Overthinkers are underpaid.

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Everyone you admire is still figuring it out.

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1. Write to get terrible ideas out of your head. 2. Keep writing to get average ideas out of your head. 3. Keep writing to get brilliant ideas out of your head.

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An average product with exceptional marketing will dominate an exceptional product with average marketing.

28

Don’t get stuck on problems you don’t have yet.

29

To add value, subtract complexity.

30

Consume to feel smarter. Produce to get smarter.

31

Procrastination is fear disguised as laziness.

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The more you execute, the more you fail. The more you fail, the less you care. The less you care, the more you execute.

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Perfectionism is another word for procrastination.

34

Freedom is monetizing your curiosity.

35

How to never make progress: Be afraid of contradicting yourself.

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Life is short, be spontaneous. Life is long, be strategic.

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Information is like food: Consuming more than you need is comforting in the moment but it always slows you down.

38

Step 1. Make yourself useful. Step 2. Make yourself scarce.

39

There are no refunds on misspent time.

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Marketing = Asking Sales = Answering

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We reward our good behavior with bad behavior and wonder why we don’t make progress.

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Unsexy work has the least competition and the most upside.

43

Work hard to learn. Work smart to earn.

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Everyone wants an extreme outcome, few can sustain extreme input.

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If you don’t love it enough to do it for free, it won’t make you rich.

46

Most jobs are software that hasn’t been written yet.

47

We’re more scared of being perceived as failures than failing.

48

Half the battle of creating value is convincing yourself you’re valuable.

49

Be dumb enough to try but smart enough to learn.

50

How to build a great product: 1. Build a terrible product 2. Keep iterating

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