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When quantity leads to quality, then the following is also true:

As a writer your measure is words written.

As a voice actor your measure is pieces acted out.

As a story producer your measure is stories produced.

Write. Act. Produce.

Do more of it, especially out of self-initiation, and not only on commission.

Nudists are happy about the benefits of home office (remote work) during the current European heatwave, and regular people as well; Zoom calls can happen with only a light t-shirt on 👨‍💼👕 👩‍💼👚 but no underwear ❌🩳 ❌🩲

If you like forest-y new-age harp music, you may appreciate Nailah Hunter’s “Forest Dark”

hypem.com/track/32kkn/Nailah+H

I don’t understand why they say ‘melting’ 🫠 when it comes to heat and high temperatures, when ‘drying out’ 🏜 seems more appropriate.

But that’s just me being me.

5 - Why People Leave Your Membership Site
youtube.com/watch?v=fwk1Q9osf1

6 - The Ideal Churn Rate for Your Membership Site
youtube.com/watch?v=y978na7Oqq

7 - An Even-Keeled Approach to an Ever-Changing Online Landscape
youtube.com/watch?v=wyUta4JSMZ

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The good news: James offers his book as a FREE ebook, although I recommend buying a physical copy for taking notes by hand.

However.

You download the book FOR FREE here:

jamesschramko.com/book/

Do it, read it, implement it.

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Or, if you’d like to spend less time, watch these 7 two-minute video clips that I edited (and wrote Clip Titles) for my past client, Rick Mulready, as part of my agency work:

1 - How To Keep Improving as an Entrepreneur
youtube.com/watch?v=Vc7RaoRqgA

2 - Quitting a High-Paid Job and Starting a Membership
youtube.com/watch?v=Ag72ixRFZy

3 - Leveraging Revenue Share Deals in Your Membership
youtube.com/watch?v=gb3EhZOnzT

4 - The Key Success Factor for a Strong Membership Business
youtube.com/watch?v=k6uoLvZCPk

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Having experienced James Schramko multiple times over the last couple of years, his “Work Less Make More” is the first book whose lesson I’m actually implementing in my journey as a voice actor.

James lives in Australia.

Has a family.

Surfs every single day.

Works 15-ish hours a week.

You can listen to his short 52-minute interview with Rick Mulready here, if you’re not familiar with James Schramko yet (it’s the piece of content that made me buy his book):

rickmulready.com/a-decades-wor

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Sometimes I feel that people are confused. They try to find answers in an ark but struggle to find one.

Then I say:

“I Noah guy!”

atrailtale.com/

A pixel-art-based interactive journal of a guy who's currently walking the Appalachian Trail. He seems to update pretty frequently.

Remember when the internet was this fun all the time?

“Web3 is a fun buzzword used by a group of people who believe our use of the web will evolve into a digital land-grab where you can monetise absolutely everything with the help of environment-destroying technology.” - Laura Kalbag @laura

Love it 🤟

via: Small Is Beautiful – Feb 17, 2022

vimeo.com/678826485 (timecode: 13:52)

I dreamed about drowning in an ocean made out of orange soda last night.

It took me a while to work out it was just a Fanta sea.

I figured the best use of a bio on Twitter/Mastodon is a “what i’m doing now” statement.

When you say what you’re doing now, it reflects your activity, not your “wanna-be” (i only wrote it like this because it rhymes ^^).

Instead of showing an arguably relatively non-saying “Loving Husband/Wife - CEO/CTO/CXX - Pizza addict” statement, you present your current actions, which is much cooler, imho.

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* Staying in your mental and physical zone of comfort for an increased “fear of others”, e.g. Amy Cooper called the New York City Police Department and accused an African American man of threatening her in Central Park after he asked her to leash her dog youtube.com/watch?v=LFjxye6T4f - that is a problem.
* ...

The examples on their own are unproblematic, but all of them together are “brutal”.

A settled life with an above-average socioeconmic status is fertile ground for a Bubble of Dependency.

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Examples for third parties are:

* Gym membership
* Food delivery (regular usage)
* Hanging out with “your class” only
* Isolation from “regular” people
** taking Uber instead of public transporation
** staying in hotels instead of hostels
* Disconnection from your true to please “your class” people only
* Over-consumption of unproductive content and nutrient-poor food

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What is a Bubble of Dependency?

A Bubble of Dependency is a man-made, self-constructed way of living in which you allow third parties–people, services, tools–to create a life that largely depends on them working for you.

Without aforementioned third parties, your life falls apart, and you are unable to function, in the worst version of a Bubble of Dependency.

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Finally made the investment I’ve been procrastinating for a while: an indoor rowing machine, not exactly cheap but made close to where I’m living here in Germany, so that’s a bonus

👉 augletics.de/en/

Reduced from 17 projects to 3 projects within Basecamp - spring-clean 🧹


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