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Do not overshare

Be open, share imperfect and unfinished work that you want feedback on, but don’t share absolutely everything. There’s a big, big difference between sharing and over-sharing.

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Compounding is considered as miracle in human history

One little blog post is nothing on its own, but publish a thousand blog posts over a decade, and it turns into your life’s work.

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Have your own little space online

Social networks are great, but they come and go.

If you’re really interested in sharing your work and expressing yourself, nothing beats owning your own space online, a place that you control, a place that no one can take away from you, a world headquarters where people can al...

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Give credit to creators of the piece..

If you share the work of others, it’s your duty to make sure that the creators of that work get proper credit.

If you share the work of others, it’s your duty to make sure that the creators of that work get proper credit. Online, the most important form of attr...

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Ask a question before sharing...

Is it something I’d be comfortable with my boss or my mother seeing?”

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You’re only as good as your record collection

Where do you get your inspiration?

What sorts of things do you fill your head with?

What do you read?

Do you subscribe to anything?

What sites do you visit on the Internet?

What music do you listen to?

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Document your Work

Become a documentarian of what you do. Start a work journal: Write your thoughts down in a notebook, or speak them into an audio recorder. Keep a scrapbook. Take a lot of photographs of your work at different stages in your process. Shoot video of you working.

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Celebrate your choices..

When you find things you genuinely enjoy, don’t let anyone else make you feel bad about it. Don’t feel guilty about the pleasure you take in the things you enjoy. Celebrate them.

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Share what you love

Share what you love, and the people who love the same things will find you.

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Whether share it or save it for later

documenting and recording your process as you go along has its own rewards: You’ll start to see the work you’re doing more clearly and feel like you’re making progress. And when you’re ready to share, you’ll have a surplus of material to choose from.

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Become a story teller

What i understand from this chapter is,

we have to be storyteller while sharing our work,

In this chapter author shares the story of some people who picks up the things from flea market at $128 and sells on ebay at around...

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Teach what you learn

Teach people processes, techniques, any kind of knowledge come along with your job!

you can share your reading list, any tutorials etc. it can be helpful for others who shares the same interet as yours.

people will feel closer to you when they know what ...

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Put yourself, and your work, out there every day, and you’ll start meeting some amazing people.

BOBBY SOLOMON

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Love your Choices, it makes you unique

We all love things that other people think are garbage. You have to have the courage to keep loving your garbage, because what makes us unique is the diversity and breadth of our influences, the unique ways in which we mix up the parts of culture others have deemed “high” and the “low.”

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Obituaries aren’t really about death; they’re about life.

Obituaries aren’t really about death; they’re about life. “The sum of every obituary is how heroic people are, and how noble,” writes artist Maira Kalman. Reading about people who are dead now and did things with their lives makes me want to get up and do something decent.

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Make people better at something they want to be better at.

BLOGGER KATHY SIERRA

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Think of Social Media platforms as Notebooks

your stock is best made by collecting, organizing, and expanding upon your flow. Social media sites function a lot like public notebooks—they’re places where we think out loud, let other people think back at us.

You can revisit and flip back t...

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Carving out a space for yourself online, somewhere where you can express yourself and share your work, is still one of the best possible investments you can make with your time.

ANDY BAIO

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Consider Website as a self-invention machine

Don’t think of your website as a self-promotion machine, think of it as a self-invention machine.

Fill your website with your work and your ideas and the stuff you care about.

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Share what you are learning

The best way to get started on the path to sharing your work is to think about what you want to learn and make a commitment to learning it in front of others. Find a scenius, pay attention to what others are sharing, and then start taking note of what they’re not sharing.

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Try to share something everyday

Your daily dispatch can be anything you want—a blog post, an email, a tweet, a YouTube video, or some other little bit of media. There’s no one-size-fits-all plan for everybody

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“A lot of people are so used to just seeing the outcome of work. They never see the side of the work you go through to produce the outcome.”

MICHAEL JACKSON

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