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"you’ve got less time than you think". im fucked. onwards to unfucking myself

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This was a banger 🎯

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What evidence do you have of the exponential pareto principle? The relationship of it to global wealth % with the suggestion that the top 1% is underpaid seems a bit of a stretch here.

I agree with the larger point the wealth inequality will increase but I don't believe the math here cant be supported by a derivative of a nebulous concept.

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Is it your view that it is going to keep getting worse? As in the people addicted to quick dopamine hits and 'fast money'. Meaning that competition will get "easier" because there's less serious people? I think this is implied in your post but I'm kinda new here.

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any new software tools that you have been testing or excited about?

surprisingly I have been getting a lot of value out of going all in on Microsoft apps and having them work together. all your company data + copilot has been pretty great.

open to everyone in the community answering this.

thanks

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This is interesting -- before I've seen you guys heavily advising to build your own business -- now it feels like an endorsement of acquisition. If you guys are going to endorse more of the search fund / acquisition through entrepreneurship model and need someone who can write about it let me know! I'm very much in that space :) but I'm far more likely to look at non-online businesses, not sure if that fits your ethos

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one thing i find very interesting in the opening paragraph is the negative attitude towards grifters: "If you offer someone a large number for a 12 month period in exchange for giving up everything they built up in terms of Long Term Value of the customer they will sign the dotted line." - correct me if im wrong but this sounds no different than exiting a business for a large-chunk and then "starting over" which has been a main preaching of yours for as long as ive read. what's different for them? is that just an ethics/morals dilemma that you dont agree with? are they not simply taking the up-front payment and then hoping to be able to capitilize on that more than the slow-grind growth?

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Interesting concept (solo PE)... has anyone tried this while working a full time tech sales job? Concerned about time

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I’m trying to do this for my PR agency which is quickly going extinct. Hacking and learning as I go to use AI tools to implement and manage content marketing and social media marketing stacks for clients instead. Better I figure this out now than find myself wondering why leads have dried up a few years down the road (ie no need for PR if articles are generated by AI).

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Do you have any posts or sources suggesting tool / software stacks to use for online businesses?

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What tool are you using for that time on site analytics?

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