Today, I wrote an email update to Gen Propel's subscribers on what we're up to. I haven't done this in four months. It showed. To make my writing more personal, I always start by addressing it to a hypothetical person, ex – "Hi Dave". And that's exactly what I did. I
Today, I rewrote our Skillshare course's intro based on what I learned from studying three Skillshare class intros. Here's the before and after: And here's me practicing the part on "Who am I?":
I scheduled for us to record our Skillshare class yesterday. While we were setting up, I realized I forgot to buy the lightning to 3.5mm jack connector for the lapel mic, so we had to reschedule. To make use of the time, we decided to practice filming, starting with
I was talking to a fellow course creator about the Skillshare course we're creating. He mentioned that including simple illustrations work super well for him. The ideas are more 'sticky' for students. I'm in love with words. I love reading and writing. However, I lean too much on words. Many
If we talk regularly, I will at some point mention "Project 100." For example, I allude to it in Gen Propel's course page and in How I change career so 'easily': Every time I want to try a new career, I conduct a sales campaign and aim to talk to
From yesterday's studying YouTube Success with MKBHD... He scripts 98% of what he will say on camera, in order to share as many useful things in the shortest amount of time possible. He literally writes the whole thing, from the beginning to "thanks for watching."...as well as remembering that
I took a break from outlining our Skillshare course to learn from how others do it. I'm definitively a reader and not a video person, so this exercise is valuable to me. I studied the course: YouTube Success: Script, Shoot & Edit with MKBHD. Some points I found interesting: a/
Today, one section I outlined is "Talking about yourself." Most people perceive this section to be the most important. How do I talk about myself? How do I sell myself? etc. This is actually not that important. In sales, it’s not the most smoothest-talking people who perform the best.
Today, I continued outlining our Skillshare course, focusing on three sections: (1) Your LinkedIn Profile, (2) Analyzing people via their LinkedIn profile, and (3) Following up. I want to share 9 points I brainstormed for the "Following up" section: a/ Follow up is everything. This is well known in sales.
While working on outlining Gen Propel’s Skillshare course, an idea for an article arose. The working title is, “Are you good enough to find work abroad? It's likely you are. You just don’t know it, yet.” I'm still organizing my thoughts. But here are three of the points