Useful Hacks

I love this post by Morgan Housel.

Truth in simplicity.

A few of the only useful hacks I know:

Marketing hack: Make a good product that people need.

PR hack: Do something newsworthy.

Writing hack: Write every day for years.

Learning hack: Read a book. When finished, read another.

Work culture hack: Trust people and pay them well.

Investing hack: Give compounding the decades it requires.

Networking hack: Email people you admire and ask them out to coffee.

Savings hack: Lower your ego and live below your means.

Career hack: Work harder than is expected of you and be nice to people.

Relationship hack: Deserve to be loved.

Organization hack: Clean up your mess.

Diet hack: Burn more calories than you consume.

Fitness hack: Sweat and lift heavy stuff.

Fundraising hack: Make a product lots of people will pay for with decent or better margins.

Scale-to-a-million-users hack: Make a product a million people need.

Product hack: Solve a legitimate problem.

Making college more affordable hack: Go to an in-state public school and work full time.

Productivity hack: Realize the consequences of being unproductive.

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