Inspired by Derek Sivers.
These notes are not a summary of the book. These are external mental reminders built to refresh my memory. I'm saving ideas for my own future use. If you have any questions, you can email me.
Recommended for: People who want a casual guide on how to live.
School does little to prepare you for the real world. We can use writing from history to build a curriculum for living.
Recommended for: People who want to professionally create or that works with people.
Be creative and considerate. This applies not only to your art, but to marketing, business, and every aspect of your profession.
Recommended for: People who want to change.
Small behaviors are key to long-term change. Focus on ability, not motivation. Change is a skill.
Recommended for: People who want to communicate ideas.
No one cares about your message if they can't act on it. Simple, concrete stories prevail.
Recommended for: People who want to learn more about the skin microbiome.
We live in an austere world. Skin will maintain itself given exercise, nature, reduced stress.
Recommended for: People who want to change minds.
Let people persuade themselves. Remove barriers to change instead of creating more force.
Recommended for: People who want to find meaning in their life.
Learn how to think, not just what. Business theories can be predictive in your life. Reflect on your life, decide your purpose, and live in accordance.
Recommended for: People who aren't making things yet.
Make stuff. Share it with others. Improve it. Repeat. Commit to doing this regardless of reception.
Recommended for: People who like doing adventurous things
Experiences matter. You can do everything you imagine if you're willing to break down barriers and listen.