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How the founder of Medium went from college dropout to self-made billionaire

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Blogger, Twitter, Medium — if you have either been blogging or micro-blogging, you’d have used at least one of these platforms at some point in your creator journey. What might surprise you is that the founder of all three platforms is the same person — Ev Williams.


You can do both — here’s how

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“Don’t let the noise of others’ opinion drown out your own inner voice” — Steve Jobs

Social media influencers often talk about how they quit their job to pursue their dream. And then they try to sell that dream to you.

It is great if you hate your job, and…


Here’s how to consider productivity in a different light

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Each person is different. And so are their goals, fitness, and income levels.

Yet, most productivity advice doesn’t even acknowledge these differences. …


Move towards a subscription-based business model, ability to monetize, preference to individual voice over a brand, and more

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We are on the cusp of a major change moving away from the “attention economy” to the “creator economy.” …


Productivity

Work, Sleep and Leisure

This year when my husband and I travelled to New Zealand, on our way from Christchurch to Grey mouth in the south Island, we took this scenic Alpine train journey that took us through some stunning landscapes with live commentary on the struggles of the miners who worked there. How…


Use your privilege to earn some good karma

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Medium Fam,

If you have been on Medium for a few months or more you’d know I am talking about Shannon Ashley — she is an inspirational writer whose authenticity, honesty, and vulnerability has made Medium the platform that it is today.

She is in pain. And she needs our…


Here’s how you can find one

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If you’ve ever set an ambitious goal for yourself, then you know it can be an uphill journey. Thankfully, when you’re starting on an exciting journey, you have lots of motivation, and that steep hill you have to climb doesn’t seem so daunting.

But midway through your journey, you realize…


Three ways to reach the finish line without feeling guilty

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I always thought starting something is the most difficult thing to do, but I was wrong.

Being a writer for the past two years has taught me showing up each day is even more challenging. I have my bouts of procrastination every month. …


Either way — there’s a tectonic shift in how we work

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A few months back, my office rolled out return-to-office plans. They asked us to choose two days of the week, to work from the office.

I was thrilled to go back. I was dying to eat lunch outside (I didn’t realize it was a luxury until now.)


Five reasons that dissuade me from taking this bold step

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Quitting that boring 9-to-5 job may seem like the crowning achievement in the content creation industry. But is it really what you are after?

I don’t earn a full-time income through writing to have the privilege of waving goodbye to my corporate life. …

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