Trevor McKendrick - Why Mr. Beast canned an $800k video

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I’m going to be in New York this Thursday & Friday - message me to say hi.

Trevor

Mr. Beast didn’t post a video that cost him $800k because he thought it sucked (tiktok)

Quick video about why he decided not to post a video he worked on with another YouTuber.

tldr: it wasn’t good enough. Deciding to be the best can be so clarifying & liberating. Simple, but not easy.

The Case for Optimism (article)

Hard to summarize but an excellent read, from Packy McCormick’s Not Boring.

Also worth mentioning the book The Beginning of Infinity by David Deutsch, for its take on optimism alone.

Elad Gil on startup markets right now (article)

Everything is a little harder, but it’s going to make most companies much, much better.

Simple advice for academic publishing (article)

Tyler Cowen from 2005. I’ll quote the 1st bullet, which is applicable to every human: “1. You can improve your time management. Do you want to or not?”

And then remove “your time management” and replace it with anything you do.

Real problems vs your life (article)

Be grateful that the true, real problems of life are so rare that we don’t notice how normal life is until they appear.

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