One of the most profound things I heard this past weekend, while someone was discussing the art of wearing clothes, “If you prefer expensive things, have fewer.” That seems to have influenced my attention this week.
I Was a Warehouse Wage Slave – If I were the type of person to write essays, I’d write a whole essay in response to this.
Make Your Thing: 12 Point Program for Absolutely, Positively 1000% No-Fail Guaranteed Success – This is long. And filled with interesting links to other interesting places. Here’s one great truth from the 8th point, Connect With People You Like:
The creepy thing to call this is networking, but I much prefer to call it connecting with people you like. You don’t have to have an agenda. When you find someone whose work you like, tell them. When you meet someone you think is interesting, meet them again. The internet is built on community and conversation. That is expected. Engage that back-and-forth. Offer someone a hand, and expect nothing in return. Do something cool with someone you think is cool because the thing will end up cool. You never know what you might end up with.